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Working At Height

Course Overview

As per guidelines of OSHAD-SF – Code of Practice 23.0 – Work at Height.

The choice of access equipment for any job involving the outer portion of a high-rise building, window washing, or exterior work will be determined by the height to be negotiated, site circumstances, duration and scope of work, and frequency of access. For many bigger structures, cradles are an ideal type of access for external window cleaning and other exterior activities, such as maintenance.  This Nationally Recognized course has been developed to provide participants with a theory and practical knowledge of equipment requirements and safe work methods to be used when working at heights. 

Learning Objectives

1

Learners will be able to implement and understand the principle legislation on working at height

2

Learners will be able to identify the highest risks of hazards when working at height

3

Learners will consider the factors in organizing and planning work at height

4

Learners will be able to develop an understanding on how to design out ladder usage

5

Learners will be able to carry out a risk assessment for working at height

Course Outline

Day One
  • Scaffolds and Hazards
  • Risk from Work at Height
  • Inspection & Maintenance
  • Legislative overview
  • Work at Height regulations
  • The hierarchy of fall protection and risk assessment
  • Fall classification and effect
  •  Organizing & planning work at height 
  • Competence 
  • Risk Assessment 
  • Selection of Equipment 
  • Justifying the use of ladders and stepladders 
  • Practical use of low-level access equipment

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for:

Persons who are required to work in areas where there may be a risk of falling and those who may be required to act as standby personnel and manage or supervise persons required to work at heights.

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