On completion of the session participants should be able to:
understand the requirements of Work At Height Regulations.
ensure that all work at height is planned and organised
recognise external factors which may affect safety
inspect any equipment for work and ensure it is appropriate for the task
minimise the risks
identify/access equipment (hierarchy)
provide delegates with an awareness of the hazards and workplace precautions relating to manual handling
define the potential problems related to Manual handling
avoid the need for manual handling
assess the risk from manual handling
reduce the risk.
Anyone who undertakes work at height, or who employs people who regularly work at height