Working at Height Course – 4 Reasons Your Company Should Invest in One
Working at Height Course – Why Your Employees Need One:
As our knowledge of health and safety and awareness of its importance increases, more and more often companies are investing in health and safety training. A working at height course is one of the most valuable investments when it comes to health and safety courses.
“Working at height” means working in any place where there is a risk of falling if proper precautions are not taken. This can include working on roofs, on ladders, or near holes in the ground, or scaffolding.
Our working at height course for employees covers the essentials. Our other Working at height courses includes training for managers to create a safe plan and execution when using mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP training). Additionally, we have various IPAF training courses, for both employees and managers.
Attending A Working at Height Course Will Reduce the Risk of Accidents/Injury
All companies want to reduce the chance of accidents and injury. An injured worker means less efficiency, the possibility of being sued and additionally lowers the morale of co-workers.
Sending employees on a Working at height course will ensure that workers will be less prone to injury as they will have a better understanding of what safety rules to adhere to.
The Course will Increases Staff Confidence
If an employee feels unsafe while working, they will be less confident and will likely work slower and poorly. A confident worker, however, is going to be able to complete their job quickly and safely. Additionally, workers will recognise that you care enough to invest in their safety and this will also improve staff morale.
Contributes to a Positive Health and Safety Culture
If your workers are educated even in one aspect of health and safety, it will increase their awareness of health and safety in general. Even if you only educate one worker, they will likely talk to others and inform them on what they learned in MEWP training for example. This is why simply attending a single working at height course can have a large and positive impact on health and safety in general
Attending a Working At Height Course Can Have Huge Long-term benefits
Building a health and safety framework within your company has both instant benefits and long-term benefits. Having your employees undertake healthy and safety training courses will lead to you being respected in your industry and is an excellent idea if you intend to be an industry-leading company.
At Plantool training we offer various health and safety courses. Our PASMA working at height course for employees covers the essentials. Our other working at height training courses include training for managers who use mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP training). Additionally, we have various IPAF training courses, for both employees and managers.
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Working At Height Regulations
The primary piece of legislation concerning working at height is the Working at Height 2005 Regulations.
If you are looking for any guidance with regard to Working at Height Regulations, contact us.