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Updated June 2017

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Working at Height Awareness

Working at Height AwarenessIn the UK alone, in 2008/09, falls from height accounted for 35 fatalities, 4,654 major injuries and a further 7,065 other injuries resulting in at least three days off work. They remain the biggest single cause of workplace deaths and major injuries.

This course is designed to give the learner an awareness of what working at height is and the hazards associated with it. We will look at ways to mitigate the risks and focus on the various means of access, including MEWPs, scaffolding and ladders. We will also look at personal restraint systems and risk assessments.

Approximate duration: 35 minutes.

The aim of this course is to teach you about the following subjects:

  • What working at height is
  • Hazard awareness
  • Personal fall protection equipment
  • Safe types of access
  • Risk assessment

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