Working at Height

Book this course now
or contact us for further information.

Book this course Contact us

Call: 0121 248 2233 or
Email: training@rospa.com

Click here for latest course dates and prices.

A picture of someone working at height.
Working At Height is a new RoSPA occupational safety training course.

More than 4,000 employees suffered a major injury as a result of a fall from height during 2008-2009. The Work at Height Regulations 2005 place duties on employers, the self-employed, and any person that controls the work of others (for example facilities managers or building owners who may contract others to work at height).

This occupational safety training course provides an overview of work activities involving risk of injury from working at height and helps those with responsibility for supervising the risks meet their legal duty to manage.

Who should attend?

Anybody with responsibility for managing or supervising the risks associated with working at height.

What are the learning outcomes?

  • Ability to identify the hazards of work above ground level and outline the general requirements necessary to control them
  • Describe the safe working practices for common forms of access equipment.

Course content:

  • An overview of working activities involving risk of injury from working at height
  • Legal responsibilities including an overview of the Working at Height Regulations
  • Basic hazards and factors affecting risk
  • Main precautions to prevent falls and falling materials
  • Safe working practices for common forms of access equipment
  • Inspection requirements for scaffolds.

Related reading

How to book / Find out more

Contact us by email or phone

Talk to an adviser online

Email this page to a colleague

Note: Prices exclude VAT.

Duration Price Member's Price Dates
In-company 1 Day Call for prices Call for prices
  • Call for dates

Course outline:

Also available to download: Working At Height (PDF 65kb)

Course objectives:
On completion of this occupational safety training course delegates will be able to:

  • Identify the hazards of work above ground level and outline the general requirements necessary to control them
  • Describe the safe working practices for common forms of access equipment.

Who should attend?
Anybody with responsibility for managing or supervising the risks associated with working at height.

Course content:

  • An overview of working activities involving risk of injury from working at height and typical injuries
  • Legal responsibilities including an overview of the Working at Height Regulations
  • Basic hazards and factors affecting risk
  • Main precautions to prevent falls and falling materials
  • Safe working practices for common forms of access equipment
  • Inspection requirements for scaffolds.

Qualification:
All delegates successfully completing the course in full will be awarded a RoSPA Certificate of Training.

Related courses:

You might also be interested in the following occupational safety training courses:

Related information:

The Occupational Safety [Occupational Safety] section of the website has a wealth of advice and information on all areas of safety at work, in addition to details of our current campaigns, resources, conferences and affiliated groups.

Call: +44 (0)121 248 2233 (Birmingham) +44 (0)131 449 9378 (Edinburgh) Email: training@rospa.com

A representation of RoSPA's training services.

About RoSPA’s Training Services...

As the leading voice in health and safety, and the longest-running safety organisation in the UK, RoSPA has used its vast experience to develop its range of training courses and delivery methods.

  • Why choose RoSPA?
  • Selecting the right course for you
  • Professional Development Safety professionals on the route to CMIOSH status cannot do better than to study and further their career with RoSPA.
  • Core Criteria RoSPA has worked with key organisations to establish a set of core criteria which will be widely recognised as a benchmark of achievement in health and safety.
  • Trainers & Facilities RoSPA’s clients are very loyal – returning time and time again for training and consultancy services. This is hardly surprising considering the high calibre of RoSPA’s trainers and facilities.

Find out more about our training services»

Become a RoSPA Member

As a RoSPA Member you will pay Member Prices for courses and enjoy a range of other benefits including:

  • 15% discount off Stocksigns safety signs
  • Free telephone consultancy
  • Half price advertising in all RoSPA Journals
  • Subscription to one or more RoSPA Journals
  • The RoSPA Infocentre
  • The exclusive RoSPA Member Zone
  • RoSPA member logo* and membership certificate
  • E-bulletins
  • Corporate membership
Find out more about RoSPA Membership

Please note: All sales calls are recorded for quality and training purposes.

Share this page:

Contact Us

Make an enquiry

Call: +44 (0)121 248 2233

Email: enquiries@rospa.com