Work At Height Training Course

Work at height is work in any place, including a place at, above or below ground level,

where a person could be injured if they fell from that place. Access and egress to a place of work can also be work at height.

Work activities that are classified as working at height:

  • Working on trestles
  • Working on a flat roof
  • Erecting false work or formwork
  • Working on a ladder
  • Working at ground level adjacent to an excavation;
  • Working on formwork within an excavation
  • Working near or adjacent to fragile materials

Requirements For Employers:

The Work at Height Regulations require employers to ensure that:

  • All work at height is properly planned and organised
  • A risk assessment is carried out for all work conducted at height
  • Appropriate work equipment is selected and used
  • People working at a height are competent
  • Equipment used for work at height is properly inspected and maintained
  • Risks from fragile surfaces are properly controlled

Get Ready.ie offer employers and future employees a range of courses including safety

harness training & MEWP -Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWP).