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Working at Height

This course is provided by YHC in Yeovil or across the South West at your premises*. The course is available either YHC certificated or NPORS accredited and provides basic theory and practical instruction on working safely at height. It identifies the main types of equipment used, inspection and the control measures that can be utilised to make the work place a safer environment. Ladders and steps are covered in detail.

It satisfies the requirements of the “Work at Height regulations 2005”

Who should attend:

This course should be attended by anyone who works at height – a place above or below ground as soon as a solid surface or landing is left – and is therefore suitable to delegates from any and all industries or professions

Course Aims & Objective

* Understand the requirements of the Work at Height Regulations 2005
* Gain an overview of Health and Safety Law
Course Programme
* Introduction and safety briefing
* Reasons for training and the law
* Identify the risks involved and plan the work together with rescue plan
* Discuss the hierarchy of measures and collective/personal protection/prevention
* Inspection of equipment
* Harness wearing, methods of restraint and suspension trauma
* Practical assessment
* Theory written exam


Delegates will be assessed on their input during the whole course and individually tested during a practical session and a written test paper.

Course location: On site at your work place* or in Yeovil

Course duration: ½ day


YHC 3 year certificated course £50 per delegate plus VAT**

NPORS accredited course with photo ID and certificate £75 per delegate plus VAT

*A suitable room with heat light and power together with seating and tables as required. Minimum 5 delegates required

** Group discounts may be available

Maximum number of 10 delegates on an NPORS course

Other courses available – an in house ladder inspectors course including the compilation of an asset register and inspection records – price on application

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