Falls are one of the most common causes of injury in the workplace. Construction workers, maintenance workers or even members of the public can sustain serious injury or even death from a fall from height, so it’s vital to understand how to work safely and within legal guidelines.
Developed by health and safety professionals, this online course provides you with all the information you need to comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005. You’ll understand how to undertake risk assessments in order to control and manage risks, reducing the likelihood of employees suffering a fall from height.
Please note: This course delivers knowledge and awareness of working safely at height. As it is not a practical course, you may need further training to acquire the all-round skills and knowledge necessary for your organisation.
By the end of this 1-2 hour course, you will:
This online course covers the following topic areas:
At the end of this course, you will need to take an online exam containing 20 multiple-choice questions. The exam is marked automatically and you’ll find out your results straight away. A pass mark of 80% is required, however, if you are unsuccessful, you can re-take the exam as many times as you need to at no extra charge.
Anyone working at height in any workplace should undertake this training to ensure they can work safely – above or below ground.
Regulation 5 of the Work at Height Regulations 2005 states that employers are responsible for ensuring that all employees engaged in working at height are competent to do so.
Among other professions, those carrying out the following activities should be trained to work safely at height:
No. There is no time limit to complete the course and you're free to learn at your own pace. The training can be taken in as many sessions as you wish or completed in one go.
Yes the course is certified by CPD (Continuing Professional Development). Many of our online courses are also approved by RoSPA (Royal Society of the Prevention of Accidents).
The course can be accessed on any mobile, tablet, PC or laptop with an internet connection.
Yes! Don't worry you can retake the assessment as many times as you need and there are no additional charges.
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