Working At Height Awareness
Learn about how dangerous falls from height can be, about the types of equipment used to access work at height and how to prevent accidents from WAH.
The main aim of this e-learning course is to complement and help prevent death or injury caused by a fall from height. This course should not to be confused with Accredited Practical Work At Height Training. This training course should only be used to create awareness about the risks of working at height. It is designed to help people understand what constitutes work at height and understand the need for further training.
Falls from height are one of the biggest causes of workplace fatalities and major injuries, accounting for about 29% of fatal injuries to workers. Employers have a duty to make sure employees have the sufficient skills, knowledge and experience to perform the working at height task they are asked to do.
Working at height means work in any place where, if there were no precautions in place, a person could fall a distance liable to cause personal injury. You are working at height if you; work above ground/floor level, could fall from an edge, through an opening, or fragile surface, could fall from ground level into an opening in a floor, or a hole in the ground.
In this working at height e-learning course you’ll gain the knowledge and understanding required to ensure you follow sensible and safe precautions when working at height. The e-learning course is interactive and engaging with elements of ‘storytelling’ that help make the learning easy and interesting to follow. It’s a fun way of learning the important principles of working safely at height.
By the end of this course learners shall:
✔ Appreciate why working from height regulations are important and how to take precautions
✔ Understand the typical risks when working from heights and how to use specific equipment
✔ Know what to do when you have safety concerns
✔ Explain how to avoid, prevent and minimise risks when working from heights
✔ Help create a culture of positive health and safety practice in the workplace
Quartz specializes in delivering e-learning courses and business tools to organizations and the general public. They deliver a range of professional development courses, health and safety courses, environment courses and general work force courses.
All programs are developed to align with industry standards and they offer many skillsets that are a necessity for the modern workplace. Their training facilitators are certified trainers and assessors and backgrounds range from various sectors which include; training and development, health and safety, environmental management and more.
Quartz only works in conjunction with subject matter experts (SME's) on course topics which ensures you receive the best top-quality training in the topics you choose to study.
Who Should Complete This Course?
This course is suitable for participation by anyone at a workplace and is essential health and safety training. It is designed to help people understand what constitutes work at height and understand the need for further training. Everyone in all types of roles have a part to play in ensuring safe working practices are in place. Health and Safety is the responsibility of everyone within an organisation. In order for employees and companies to be protected, we recommend this e-learning course. This course is also suitable for anyone wishing to gain a better understanding about work at heights. The course is relevant for:
The course is based on standard industry requirements and has been designed in collaboration with industry subject matter experts. The course is an internationally recognised CPD course. (Continued Professional Development)