Working at Heights including Scaffold Towers and Ladders

Who is the course for?
Managers, supervisers and operatives working at heights – including scaffold towers and ladders

Course objectives
At the end of the course, course members will be able to:-
-     Be aware of accidents that happen while working at heights
-     Relate the general requirements of the Health and Safety at Work 1974 to their own work activities
-     Gain a greater understanding of regulations and guidance relating to working at heights
-     Be aware of varied means of access to working at heights
-     Carry out a risk assessment relating to working at heights
-     Plan further specific work based training to ensure safe systems of work


  • What can go wrong while working at heights
  • General requirements of Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Regulations and guidance relating to working at heights
  • Means of access Ladders, stepladders and trestles
  • General access scaffolds
  • Scaffold Towers
  • Suspended cradles
  • Mast-elevated work platforms
  • Power-operated work platforms
  • Personal suspension equipment
  • Risk assessments/work planning/safe systems of work
  • Personal action plan and course summary

One day

For course details and costs, please contact:-

Jill Salt
Tel:       01926 495024

Julie Gibson
Tel:      07715 311657