Working Safely at Heights

Duration - 1 Day


The Work Safely at Heights course that has been structured to provide candidates with the necessary practical skills and theoretical understanding to undertake work at height on a broad range of structures and differing environments; as well as working safely in the vicinity of unprotected edges or on steep ground.

Course Elements

Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will gain knowledge of:


  • Legislation and governance material relating to working at height
  • What defines ’work at height’
  • Hazard analysis and risk assessment
  • Control measures for working at height
  • Categories for working at height (work restraint, work positioning, fall arrest)
  • Legal requirements for equipment inspection and record keeping
  • Compliance, strengths and characteristics of height safety equipment
  • Legal necessity for provision for rescue capability.


  • Correct inspection, fitting and adjustment of harness (including suspension in harness)
  • Participation in SWMS to control risks for working at height
  • Selection, setup and rigging of anchor straps and slings
  • Pre-use inspection, installation and use of work restraint techniques
  • Pre-use inspection and use of single/twin leg fall arrest lanyards
  • Pre-use inspection, installation and use of fall arrest blocks/inertia reels.
  • Pre-use inspection, installation and use of temporary horizontal safety lines
  • Pre-use inspection, installation and use of height safety connectors
  • Introduction to rescue using a pre-rigged workplace rescue system.


Training Outcome

All successful candidates will receive a personalised ID card as proof of their training.

Contact Us

IPAF EWP Training Solutions

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