Rescue 3 Safe Working At Height
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 1 Days
  • 8 People to 1 instructor

Rescue 3 Safe Working At Height

  • First Aid and Rescue
  • Beginner
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Overview

The Safe Working at Height (SWAH) course provides insight into the dangers that workers face when working at height and the current legislation in this area. Often, workers are faced with working at height during their jobs. Employment regulations clearly state that this must be done safely. The training is a good foundation for those who wish to move on to specialist rope work and climbing qualifications.

This course includes certification for Rescue 3 Safe Working at Height.

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The Objectives

During this course, students will learn how to properly use a variety of fall arrest resources, such as harnesses, lines, lanyards and industrial fall arresters. The course covers, in detail, how these resources should be used in lifts, ladder trucks, and with a roof set, as used by fire services. Legislation and standards

·Worker safety and survival

·General hazards

·Medical considerations

·Risk assessment when working at height

·Personal and team equipment

·Basic rescue procedures

·Introduction to ropes, knots and technical gear

·Anchor systems

·Placing rope protection

·Use of work restraint and work positioning equipment

·Use of different types of fall arrest equipment

·Emergency descending

·Use of lanyards and shock absorbers

Itinerary

* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

Throughout this one day course we will cover the following: Legislation and standards, Worker safety and survival, General hazards, Medical considerations, Risk assessment when working at height, Personal and team equipment, Basic rescue procedures, Introduction to ropes, knots and techical gear, Anchor systems, Placing rope protection, Use of work restraint and work positioning equipment, Use of different types of fall arrest equipment, Emergency descending, Use of lanyards and shock absorbers


Experience Required

Minimum age is 18 years

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide

Available Course Dates

Start the booking process by selecting a course date, then adjust your details to suit your requirements.

Course Start Date
Duration
Cost*
Course Start Date
1st May, 2024
Duration
1 Day
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£133.00
Residential:
£199.00

*If your course is based at Plas Y Brenin, Capel Curig, residential prices include catering from the morning of your course start date and cover the duration of your course, accommodation starts on the night before your course commences to the morning of the last day of your booking.

This course will help you become

Rescue 3 Safe Working at Height Certified. The training is a good foundation for those who wish to move on to specialist rope work and climbing qualifications.

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