Safety Essentials

Working at Height

 This course aims to encourage the safe use of compressed air and describes the ways in which compressed air can be dangerous as well as how to minimise the risks of such dangers occurring
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Learning Outcomes


LO1 Define what is meant by ‘working at height’
LO2 Identify the key pieces of legislation that help to control work at height
LO3 Explain the duties that are placed on employers and employees by the Work at Height Regulations
LO4 Describe the hazards involved in working at height
LO5 Explain the importance of planning and risk assessment
LO6 Describe the hierarchy of control for managing and selecting equipment for work at height
LO7 Identify the factors that should be considered when assessing the method to be used for working at height
LO8 Describe the main methods of access for working at height and give examples of the different types of working at height equipment
LO9 Describe the rules for working with ladders
LO10 Describe the rules for working with scaffolds
LO11 Explain the importance of inspecting equipment