Working at Heights from and on vehicles Syllabus

Course Duration:   1 day

Ratio:       1 Instructor    : 6 trainees

Aim:    To provide the theoretical knowledge of working at Heights from vehicles

Elements:     The course will comprise of theoretical instruction covering the following:-

  1. Responsibilities under the health and Safety Law
  2. Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  3. The Provisional Use Of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  4. Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
  5. The Work At Height Regulations 2005
  6. Records and Inspections
  7. Personal Protective Equipment
  8. General knowledge of various equipment for working at height from vehicles: Harness Ladder

Knowledge:    On completion of training the trainees will have a theoretical understanding of the following:-

  1. Responsibilities under the Health and safety Law and relevant statutory legislation
  2. Common causes of Falls at Height
  3. Organisation and Planning of Work at Height
  4. Selection of Work Equipment for Work at Height
  5. Inspection of Work Equipment
  6. Personal Protective Equipment
  7. Safe Use of Harness
  8. Basic Ladder Safety
  9. Theoretical knowledge of methods of safe evacuation / recovery from heights

Skill        On completion of training the trainees will be able to

             a.         Understand the safety requirements of working at height from vehicles

            b.         Correctly wear safety equipment.