Work at Height (Essentials)


The Work at Height course aims to increase candidates knowledge and understanding of the Work at Height regulations. The course focuses on the duties of a person who works at height and how to identify and prevent risks.

The aim of the course is to:

Provide the candidate with basic knowledge to enable an individual to effectively comply with their duties under the Work at Height Regulations

The objectives of the course are to enable delegates to:

  • Carry out their assigned duties at a level of responsibility allocated to them
  • Recognise potential hazards related to the work (or equipment) under consideration
  • Detect any defects or omissions in that work (or equipment)
  • Recognise any implications for H&S caused by those defects and omissions
  • Specify a remedial action to mitigate those implications

Course summary:

  • Current Legislation
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Working at Height Regulations 2005 (as amended)

Course duration –  ½ Day

Certification – STS Group In-house Certification

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