The 2005 Safety Health and Welfare Act and 2007 General Application Regulations (part 4) states that all employees who through the course of their work involves working at height must be given appropriate training to ensure their safety.
What is “work at height”?
Work at height means working in a place (except a staircase in a permanent workplace) where a person could be injured by falling from it, even if it is at or below ground level. (Health and Safety Authority).
This Course is designed to fulfil the requirement for any person who is involved with working at heights.
The aim is to provide participants with the knowledge and practical skills to interpret the requirements of legislation and standards relevant to the prevention of falls from a height in the workplace.
- Safety harness distinction between restraint & fall arrest
- Safe System of work using fall arrest
- Pre use Inspection of harness & after use care
- Correct fitting of harness
- Practical usage of fall arrest system.
This course is classroom based, it is highly interactive with role-playing and practical exercises to reinforce understanding and learning. All courses are delivered by accredited professionals with many years of experience in the front line emergency fire service who are passionate about their training resulting in an enhanced learning outcome for course participants.
Max number of 12 participants per course.
Duration of course is a half day.
All equipment necessary for practical exercises will be supplied by Workplace Fire & Safety Training and participants should wear comfortable clothing.
On successful completion of a written and practical assessment the participants will receive a Workplace Fire & Safety Training Certificate which will be valid for 3 years.