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Course Overview:

 

This course is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to work safely at heights. The course is specifically tailored for the South African audience and complies with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (85 of 1993) regulations.

Course Objectives:

 

  • To provide learners with an understanding of the legal requirements and responsibilities for working at heights.

  • To equip learners with the knowledge and skills required to identify and evaluate workplace hazards related to working at heights.

  • To enable learners to implement appropriate safety measures and use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) when working at heights.

  • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to plan and carry out work at heights safely

Course Duration: 1 days

The course will be delivered over 1 days, with a total of 8 hours of training.

Course Content:

 

  • Introduction to working at heights

  • Legal requirements and responsibilities for working at heights

  • Identification and evaluation of workplace hazards related to working at heights

  • Risk assessment and hazard control measures

  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) for working at heights

  • Safe use of ladders, scaffolding, and other equipment for working at heights

  • Rescue and emergency procedures for working at heights

Assessment:

  • A written test to assess learners' knowledge of working at heights principles and procedures.

  • A practical assessment to evaluate learners' ability to plan and carry out work at heights safely

Certification:

Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of completion. The certificate is valid for 12 months.

Prerequisites:

  • Learners must be at least 18 years of age

  • Learners should have a basic understanding of workplace health and safety

 

Course information

Unit Standard Title: Monitor, report and make recommendation requirements in terms of working at heights 
 
Classroom Price: R 850 (Ex VAT)

Classroom Duration: 1 Day
 
Credits: 4

SAQA ID: 120362

CPD Points: 5

NQF Level: 3

Prerequisites: N/A
 
Target Groups:  All employees who are working at heights including foreman

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