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Working at Height
Providing an introduction to anyone involved in or affected by Working at Height in a typical ROV industry environment
One day course Working at Height: £342
This 1 day course provides essential safety training for anyone involved in or affected by Working at Height in a typical ROV industry environment.
This training is required to enable an individual to effectively comply with his duties under the Work at Height Regulations 2005 (which includes the identification and reporting of unsafe activities).
These Regulations require anyone who works at height to be competent. This course covers the following:
- Equipment recognition;
- Harness training;
- Positioning and fall arrest techniques;
- Risk assessment;
- Emergency procedures;
- Rescue from Height;
- Suspension trauma;
- Equipment care;
- Anchor point selection;
- Other working at height activities.
On completion of the course, students will be able to:
- Discriminate between working at height equipment and able to select the correct equipment regarding the job type;
- Competently inspect harness and other PPE, then configure correctly without coaching, instruction or intervention;
- Describe the difference between fall arrest, fall restraint and work positioning and apply it in safe working practices;
- Complete a risk assessment relating to typical offshore ROV industry hazards, and implement the appropriate controls;
- Demonstrate the appropriate response when participating in rescue procedures and casualty rescue;
- Recognize and deal with syncope (suspension trauma);
- Implement safe work at height regulations, and Health and Safety at Work Regulation;
- Demonstrate a proactive approach to equipment inspection, without coaching or instruction;
- Carefully select and distinguish a safe anchor point, and apply it in safe working practice;
- Appreciate other work that involves working at heights.
The Working at Height Course is included in our seven-week Premium ROV Course; for more details on this course, click here.
For more information and available dates, email us on [email protected] or call +44 1397 703 786.
Dates & Prices
Please note: Dates marked as Red are Full
For the most up-to-date course dates and availability please contact our student advisors.
There are no formal pre-requisites to joining this course however delegates are to be aware that some physical hoisting and lowering of a 50kg load (simulated casualty) on rope and pulleys will take place as part of this course.
Students are expected to engage positively with the course material.
The course is delivered in English and good written and oral communication skills are required.
Students should also be able to handle mathematical calculations to SCQF Level V.
To find out more about minimum entry criteria, or to check if you’re eligible, please contact our Student Advisors.
Please note, once you have completed your ROV course, you will also require an Offshore Survival, Offshore Medical and MIST certification to work offshore. Read more about the offshore industry requirements here.
You are required to bring the following with you:
- Plenty of warm clothing
- High visibility foul weather gear (waterproofs)
- Safety footwear (e.g. steel toe caps. Footwear must meet the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 2002, and preferably have a ‘CE’ marking.)
- An up to date copy of your CV
- You will also need to bring some basic stationery – including a Casio FX83ES scientific calculator, notebook, pens/ pencils
For more information email us on [email protected] or call +44 1397 703 786.