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Part 4 and Schedule 5 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 (SI No. 299 of 2007) relating to “Work at Height” sets out a range of requirements as regards various matters including the following: Organis... Read More

Part 4 and Schedule 5 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 (SI No. 299 of 2007) relating to “Work at Height” sets out a range of requirements as regards various matters including the following:

  • Organisation
  • Planning and risk assessment of work at height
  • Checking of places of work at height
  • Avoidance of risks from work at height
  • Protection of places of work at height
  • Selection of work equipment for work at height
  • Condition and stability of structure
  • Additional requirements for scaffolding
  • Collective safeguards for arresting falls
  • Personal fall protection systems
  • Ladders
  • Inspection of work equipment

This one-day course is designed for personnel who are required to plan, evaluate and carry out work at height as well as supervisors of such work

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What's covered?

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  • Introduction to Work at Height
  • Legislation applicable to Work at Height including the General Application Regulations 2007 Part 4
  • Risk Assessment for Work at Height
  • Safe System of Work
  • Selection and Use of Personal Fall Protection Systems and Equipment
  • Restraint Systems
  • Inspecting Fall Arrest Equipment

Who should attend?

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  • Company personnel who are responsible for the planning, evaluating and work at height
  • Environmental, Health and Safety personnel

What will I learn?

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Participants achieve the following learning outcomes from the programme;

  • Understand the legislative requirements pertaining to working at height including the SHWWA 2005 and the SHWW (General Application) Regulations 2007 Part 4
  • Carry out a risk assessment and planned system of work for working at height
  • Develop and implement a safe system of work while working at height
  • Understand the general safety principles for working at height
  • Understand the different types of fall protection systems and equipment available
  • Know the maintenance and inspection requirements of personnel fall protection equipment

Who are the tutors?

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Duration
1 training day
Course Times
9.00am - 5.00pm
Delivery Mode
This programme is available In-House

Working at Heights

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