Work At Height Training: Construction

WORK AT HEIGHT TRAINING – 1 DAY

To provide practical experience and education so that unprotected edges can be reached and site structures can be climbed safely using PPE that protects against a fall.

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COURSE DETAILS:

Duration: 1 Day.
Audience: Any person who has the need to work close to an unprotected edge or climb site structures and requires the use of personal fall protection equipment.
Course Aim: To provide practical experience and education so that unprotected edges can be reached and site structures can be climbed safely using PPE that protects against a fall.

Syllabus: Pre use inspection of PPE
Harness donning and appropriate use
Understanding the principles of work restraint
Understanding the principles of fall arrest
Understanding the severity of falls whilst using PPE
Use of self retracting lifelines
Use of twin energy absorbing lanyards
Understanding suspension intolerance
Use of self rescue techniques
Understanding the hierarchy of fall control measures
Identifying work at height hazards

Prerequisites: Reasonable level of health, fitness and aptitude.

Max. Ratio: 6 Delegates to 1 instructor.

Certification Expiry: This certificate is valid for a maximum of 3 years subject to maintenance of skill level.
Throughout the course, the student will be continually assessed and expected to complete a written and practical examination.

Only on successful completion of the whole course and examination will the candidate be issued with a certificate of competency.

This course is designed and delivered using BS8454 (code of practice for the delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue), IRATA international code of practice and equipment manufacturers technical instructions.

WORK AT HEIGHT TRAINING – RESTRAINT – 1 OR 2 DAY

To provide practical experience and education so work can be carried out safely near to unprotected edges.

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COURSE DETAILS:

Duration: 1 Day.
Audience: Any person who needs to use personal fall protection equipment to prevent a fall from occurring whilst working near to unprotected edges.
Course Aim: To provide practical experience and education so work can be carried out safely near to unprotected edges.

Syllabus: Pre Use inspection of PPE
Harness donning and appropriate use
Understanding the principles of work restraint
Understanding the principles of fall arrest
Use of fixed restraint lanyards
Use of adjustable restraint lanyards
Installing a temporary horizontal safety line
Understanding the hierarchy of fall control measures
Understanding & reducing the effects of suspension intolerance
Identifying work at height hazards
Identifying structure specific hazards

Prerequisites: Reasonable level of health, fitness and aptitude.

Max. Ratio: 6 Delegates to 1 instructor.

Certification Expiry: This certificate is valid for a maximum of 3 years subject to maintenance of skill level.
Throughout the course, the student will be continually assessed and expected to complete a written and practical examination.

Only on successful completion of the whole course and examination will the candidate be issued with a certificate of competency.

This course is designed and delivered using BS8454 (code of practice for the delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue), IRATA international code of practice and equipment manufacturers technical instructions.

RESCUE AT HEIGHT – CASUALTY EVACUATION SYSTEMS – 1 DAY

To provide enough practical experience and education to competently perform an evacuation of an incapacitated climber from a structure.

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COURSE DETAILS:

Duration: 1 Day.
Audience: Any person who may have to perform a rescue to evacuate an incapacitated person to a point of safety whilst working at height.
Course Aim: To provide enough practical experience and education to competently perform an evacuation of an incapacitated climber from a structure.

Syllabus: Pre Use inspection of a rescue system
Attachment to Anchor points
Attachment to Casualty
Adjustment of rescue system
Lifting a Casualty
Lowering a Casualty
Understanding suspension intolerance

Prerequisites: Suitable work at height qualification/experience.
Reasonable level of health, fitness and aptitude.
Max. Ratio: 6 Delegates to 1 instructor.
Certification Expiry: The certificate is valid for a maximum of one year.

Throughout the course, the student will be continually assessed and expected to complete a written and practical examination.
Only on successful completion of the whole course and examination will the candidate be issued with a certificate of competency.

This course is designed and delivered using BS8454 (code of practice for the delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue), IRATA international code of practice and equipment manufacturers technical instructions.

Heightworks run courses onsite and also at our premier work at height training facility in the West Midlands.

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