Working at Heights Regulations

WORKING AT HEIGHT REGULATIONS 2005

AIM
To advise delegates of the legal duties and responsibilities under the requirements of the Working at Height Regulations 2005.

Pre-Requisite
Experience of working at height would be an advantage.

Course Duration
½ day.

Maximum Number
12 persons.

Training Aids
Lecture notes and audio visual presentation.

Assessment
Multi choice assessment paper

Certification
On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a NETA certificate.

Additional Information
Meeting the needs and expectations of service users is of the highest priority to our staff. Therefore if you have any concerns or wish to make a comment about the service please contact: info@NETA.co.uk


COURSE OBJECTIVES

On completion of the course delegates will have an understanding of:

  • Applicable UK legislation
  • The Working at Height Regulations
  • Employer’s duties
  • Risk assessments
  • Common hazards and risks
  • Suitable control measures
  • Written assessments

COURSE SYLLABUS

Introduction

  • Introduction
  • Registration
  • Domestics

Applicable UK Legislation

  • Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Relevant European Regulations

Working at Heights Regulations

  • Working at height?
  • Duty holder’s responsibilities
  • Competence to work at height
  • Selecting work equipment for working at height
  • Risk assessments
  • Hierarchy of controls
  • The 2-metre rule
  • Existing places of work

The Working at Height Schedules

Written Assessment