Safe Working at Height

The Work at Height Regulations 2005 requires employers to ensure that a sufficient risk assessment is carried out so that all potential work at height risks are effectively identified controlled and managed safely.

Every employer must also ensure that employees are appropriately trained to ensure that they can carry out their work safely and securely. This Working at Height training course helps you to comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005 by providing employers and employees with the necessary information needed to be able to successfully deal with working at height risks and control measures.   

This includes an understanding of how to undertake a working at height risk assessment, how to use access equipment safely and how to ensure that employees can reduce their risk of falls from height. Anyone who works at height in any place, including a place at or below ground level, is required to undertake training to prove that they are competent and safe in their work.

It is the employer’s duty of care to ensure that this training is provided according to the Regulation 5 of the Work at Height Regulations 2005 which states that employers must ensure all employees engaged in any work at height activity must be competent to do so. This includes, but is not limited to, professions such as:

  • Gutter cleaningheight & harness
  • Solar panel installation
  • Putting up displays
  • Minor roof work
  • Shelf stacking
  • Window cleaning
  • Unloading a vehicle
  • Machine maintenance
  • Excavations
  • Tanker Operations
  • Workshops