Working At Height E-Learning Course
Who the course is for:
This awareness course is suitable for all people who are required to work at height. It provides an awareness of the risks from working at height, as well as practical ways to prevent falls from height.
Upon completion of the course, learners will know how to:
- Implement strategies to avoid having to work at height if possible
- Prevent falls from height
- Minimise the consequences of a fall from height
- Comply with personal legal duties
- Select the most appropriate access and working equipment for the task.
Duration – 20 – 30 minutes
Content – The course is divided into four interactive modules:
Module 1 – What’s the problem? Learners will explore common risk factors and the main causes of falls from height.
Module 2 – What does the law require? This module covers the legal duties of employers and employees in relation to working at height. Learners will also see how risk assessments are carried out and used to help prevent falls,
Module 3 – Access and Work Equipment. Learners will be shown a range of access methods and equipment and will learn about edge protection and ladder safety. In this module learners will follow an innovative photo-story of a maintenance worker carrying out a typical task and making decisions as he goes regarding the best and safest way to carry out the work.
Module 4 – Strategic Planning. In this module learners will understand about strategic planning for work at height activities and will review a number of case studies to see the effects of good management control.
Assessment: Completion of the training programme will unlock a ten question multiple-choice test which when taken and passed will allow you to print off a certificate as proof of completion.