This course provides learners with an awareness of US best practice in relation to working at height and fall protection.
LO1 Identify when fall protection is required
LO2 Identify the legislative and regulatory requirements for fall protection that help to control work at height
LO3 Explain the duties that are placed on employers and employees
LO4 Describe the hazards involved in working at height
LO5 Explain the importance of planning and risk assessment
LO6 Describe the hierarchy of control for managing and selecting fall protection equipment
LO7 Identify the factors that should be considered when assessing fall protection methods
LO8 Describe the main methods of access for working at height and give examples of the different types of fall protection equipment
LO9 Describe the rules for working with ladders
LO10 Describe the rules for working with scaffolds
LO11 Explain the importance of inspecting equipment
LO12 Explain how to correctly use a safety harness"