Roof Worker Height Safety Course (Face to Face)

RSTC-1049 - 1 day duration

Elland Roof Worker training simulator

Intended for

Anybody performing common roof working activities on any type of building. Very applicable for in-house maintenance teams, contractors and Facilities Management companies where access to roof is via ladder and then needing to attach safely to the structure and life lines

Introduction

Our training facility in Elland houses a specially built typical inclined roof structure to accurately simulate the initial ladder access and roof working scenarios. The approach we take will cover:

  • Classroom instruction for the theory and Regulations
  • Flat roof on multi-storey building or at height as a minimum via a mezzanine or simulator
  • Edge protection
  • Some fixed anchorage and examples such as a Parapet wall
  • Emission stack props
  • Work restraint wire systems
  • Anchor examples

Equipment used

  • Fall restraint equipment
  • Temporary restraint anchorages

Subject modules

  • Work at Height Regulations - hierarchy of control
  • Recognition of ‘work at height’ activities under WAHR
  • Understanding Legislation and Safety Standards
  • Managing Common Hazards
  • Assessing risk
  • Use and pre-use inspection of
    • Harnesses
    • Fall Arrest lanyards
    • Fixed fall arrest and restraint systems
    • Work positioning lanyards
  • Selecting Anchor Points on the building
  • Setting up and using temporary work restraint systems
  • Working with Edge protection systems
  • Access to equipment on external walls
  • Using additional fall prevention equipment
  • Consideration of Emergencies and rescue plans
  • Managing suspension syncope on a ladder
  • Demonstrating climbing techniques on fixed ladders and drop zones

Entry requirements

All candidates must have attended our (or equivalent) WAH Equipment User course

PROSPECTIVE DELEGATES MUST HAVE TOTAL FLUENCY AT BOTH SPOKEN AND WRITTEN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND BE CAPABLE OF GENERATING AUDITABLE DOCUMENTS IN ENGLISH

Assessment method

Certificate issued following successful written end test and observed practical assessment

Course duration

1 full day at Elland centre (HX5 9DX)

Candidate ratio

1:6 maximum during Practical elements                  

Revalidation period

Reece in house certification valid for 3 years