The importance of working at height training

by HSQE UK professional online training courses

If you operate in the construction or mining industry, it’s indispensable for safety reasons to provide your employees with proper working at heights training. Current laws define working from heights to include any elevation where a fall can inflict injury. This can even be working while standing on the top of furniture or a low ladder. Some of the most common causes of accidents are falling parts and materials, floor conditions, worker movement, hand tools and machinery. Implementing working at heights training is a way for you to keep these types of accidents to a bare minimum.


Both the offline and online working at heights training courses have a written and practical section. The written part is largely only questions but in the practical part, participants need to deal with a lot of real-life applications. The cost every working at heights training depends on the institution chosen and the number of people involved.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) says that falls are the primary cause of casualties in the construction industry. Employees like technicians, utility workers, and linemen are more at risk of these hazards than other workers, and many might be catastrophic for them. Therefore, they especially need the skills and knowledge that's available from this training.

Working at heights training is usually an essential part of online IOSH courses that you must enrol your workers in, so as to ensure a safe workplace environment.

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