Safe Working at Heights in Stockton
At Northern Safety, based in Stockton-on-Tees we provide a range of comprehensive training courses for a wide range of business types to customers across the North East, this is a half Day Safe Working at Heights Training course. For more information or to book this course, give our team a call today.
Safe Working at Height Courses in the North East
The Safe Working at Height training course is ideal for those candidates who are required to work at height during the course of their job, this includes managers, supervisors and operatives. The course will incorporate working at height regulations to the use of safety harnesses and everything in between.
Working at any height can be dangerous, therefore it is important that if you, or a member of your team are working at height, that you are aware of and understand fully the relevant regulations and safety requirements so that any potential accidents can be avoided.
This course is a half day awareness course and can be carried out at our training centre in Thornaby or at a site of your choice providing all necessary facilities are available.
What does the course cover?
Over 2006 to 2007, falls from height accounted for 45 fatal accidents at work and nearly 4000 major injuries, they remain the biggest cause of workplace deaths and one of the main causes of major injuries. The Working at Height Regulations were introduced in 2005 and apply to all work at height where there’s a risk of a fall which is liable to cause personal injury.
The Safe Working at Height course will consider the effect of the regulations and focuses on implementing safe systems of work when working at height.
On successful completion of this course, delegates will be able to…
- Promote safety wherever employed to be working at height.
- Work to reducing the risk of major injuries and accidents from working at heights.
- Understand how to ensure compliance with well established safety procedures and current relevant legislation.
The course includes
- Introduction to Work at Heights Regulations
- Access and egress, loading places
- Landing places
- Opening, corners, breaks, edges and joisting
- Roof work (flat roofs, sloping roofs and steep roofs)
- Fragile roofing materials
- Safety nets, belts and harnesses
- Equipment for working at height: Scaffold, MEWPS, Towers
The course is taught through a combination of classroom teaching, discussion and PowerPoint presentation.
Why choose Northern Safety?
At Northern Safety we understand that when it comes to people, they are the most important part of your business, which is why a positive health and safety culture throughout your workplace will ensure that your employees are safe.
Our experienced team of health and safety advisers in North East England have worked with a number of clients across a range of sectors, so you can trust that they have the knowledge required to make sure your company is adhering to all the current health and safety standards.
For Safe Working at Heights in Stockton and North East England, look no further!
Contact Northern Safety today, we can provide a range of health and safety training, whatever course you require, we can help. Simply call our training health and safety advisers today!