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Effective Interactive Working at Height Online E-learning Course

Working at height accounts for a significant amount of serious injuries and fatal accidents across the UK every year. Our online health and safety e-learning course has been designed to provide employees with essential knowledge about working safely at height.

It provides clear and concise guidance to allow both employers and employees to comply with the working at height regulations 2005. This health and safety e-learning course will help you plan and assess the risks for work at height activities, ensure competent persons are carrying out the tasks and take steps to reduce and avoid risks. It will also look at selecting the correct equipment for the job and other measures to reduce the height of a fall as well as PPE.

This interactive course uses HTML 5 and can be used on ALL devices, including mobile devices. This course is also available as a fully editable version so you can tailor the course to your exact requirements.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course you will have learned about:

  • Understanding what working at height is
  • Knowledge of the working at height regulations 2005
  • What are the responsibilities of the employee and employer
  • Understanding hazards and good practice
  • Understanding control strategies
  • Being able to assess which equipment is suitable
  • The use of safety equipment

Working at height course content

Working at Height Interactive*
  • Introduction
  • What is work at height?
  • What activities can be classified as work at height?
  • Why should working at height be controlled?
  • Legislation
  • Employers’ responsibilities
  • Your responsibilities
  • Hazards exercise
  • Application
  • When things go wrong
  • Good practice
  • Control strategies for work at height
  • Ladder safety
  • Ladder use
  • Step-ladders
  • Ladder summary
  • Working platforms
  • Guard-rails
  • Safe working platforms
  • General access scaffolds
  • Tower scaffolds
  • Mobile elevation work platform (MEWP)
  • Safety harness
  • Summary

* the non interactive version does not include RoSPA Assurance.

Who should complete this course?

The working at height course is designed for employees who work at height.

  • Prior Learning? - None required
  • Pre Course learning? - None required
  • Certification - All candidates who successfully complete the module will be issued with a certificate of learning
  • Duration - Approximately 30 minutes

For more info from the HSE on this subject go to their website.

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