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Tue 5 Nov 2019
09:30 - 10:30

Venue: Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

Provided by: Occupational Health and Safety Service


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Working at Height: Basic Ladder Safety

Tue 5 Nov 2019

Description

Falls from ladders and other height access devices continue to cause injuries to people at work in the University. The new Work at Height Regulations (April 2005) have implications for the University because the emphasis has changed to any fall from any height. Anyone who uses ladders or who supervises work with ladders should attend this session.

Available to deliver in departments and colleges, see Unscheduled events for more details.

Target audience

University and college staff

Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 5 Nov   09:30 - 10:30 09:30 - 10:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room map Neil K Stanford
Topics covered
  • Why it is important to reduce these sorts of incidents
  • What causes them
  • The value of risk assessments
Objectives
  • Discuss practical applications of ladder use, including the correct use of different types of ladder
  • Look at good and bad practice, legal requirements and management issues
  • Discuss ladder use and general work at height issues applicable around the University
Format

Presentations

Charging

College staff are charged £28 per participant, see charging for further information

Duration

One session of one hour

Frequency

A number of times per year

Theme
Working at Height

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