Working at Height applies to a wide range of situations. This ranges from working on platforms, ladders, scaffolds or stages. It also includes working alongside deep trenches. One of the crucial things about working at height isn’t how far you climb, but how far you may fall.
Falling doesn’t just refer to people falling from heights, it also applies to objects (equipment or materials.)This is due to the hazard posed to those below.
There are a number of legislations within health and safety that refer to working at height. Most emphasis being placed on the Work at Height Regulations 2005. These regulations place legal duties on both the employers and employees to assess, control and minimise risks and hazards from work at height.
The Working at Height online training course covers a variety of topics specific to working at height including the dangers, the regulations, the hierarchy of controls, assessing risk and much more.
This Working at Height online training course is approved by RoSPA. Our RoSPA approved courses are owned by VideoTile Learning Ltd and distributed under licence.