Course info

AIS Training certificate - valid for 3 years
1 Day
Who is it for
Managers and Supervisors actively involved in working at height
A basic level of fitness is required - delegates will be asked to complete a medical self-declaration
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Working at Height - Unit 4 Managers and Supervisors provides detailed knowledge of the application of the hierachy of control when working at height.

Delegates will gain a comprehensive understanding of site supervisor’s responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and its supporting regulations.

The course covers equipment standards, markings, pre-user inspection, documentation, traceability and how to dispose of equipment correctly. 

Course Objectives

Delegates completing a Working at Height - Unit 4 Managers and Supervisors training course will be able to;

  • Prepare, plan and organise working at height activities through comprehensive theoretical and practical training
  • Complete a working at height assessment, permit and risk assessment following the consideration of the hierarchy of control
  • Understand hazards and risk, PFPE specifications, legislation, including rescue and emergency procedures

Course Content

A Working at Height - Unit 4 Managers and Supervisors training course includes;

  1. Legislation
  2. Hierarchy of control
  3. Accident statistics
  4. Permit to work system
  5. Risk assessment
  6. Safe system of work
  7. Hazards, risks and control measures available for work at height 
  8. Requirements for selection, inspection and examination of all WAH equipment
  9. Safe selection and use of ladders
  10. Safe selection and use of MEWPs
  11. Work restraint
  12. Work positioning
  13. Fall arrest
  14. Rescue plan and emergency procedures
  15. Suspension intolerance
  16. Practical exercises
  17. Written assessment