NPORS Safe Working at Heights

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This 1/2 day course is for anyone who is preparing to carry out work at heights, safely within the workplace.

Course code





1/2 day



Course Content

This course will provide knowledge and understanding to delegates:

  • Display a basic understanding of the industry and their roles and responsibilities
  • Demonstrate an understanding of others’ roles and responsibilities in relation to work at height
  • Gain an understanding of relevant legislation, regulations and guidance
  • Know what is meant by the term ‘competent person’
  • Explain what is meant by the term ‘work at height’
  • Identify the different types of equipment that can be used when working at height
  • Identify the appropriate personnel protective equipment (PPE) required when working at height
  • Explain the hierarchy of measures to be followed to help prevent accidents and/or injury
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the safe practices that should be followed when working at height
  • Show an understanding of unsafe practices and how to avoid them
  • Identify the organisations and bodies associated with work at height.

Course Contact Details

If you would like more information or to reserve a place on a course, please get in touch.

Telephone: 01387 734199

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