SPA Module – Working at Height

SPA Module – Working at Height

Course Aim

To build on basic health and safety information by concentrating on risks specifically associated with Working at Height

To understand the implications of: risk of personal injury, cost to the business, job security, environment not properly considered

Learning Objectives

To ensure delegates know what Working at Height is, and to be aware of the associated hazards.

On completion of this module delegates will be able to:

Statistics – Falls from height are the major cause of death in the workplace – Dangerous!

The risk assessment procedure when selecting control measures – working at height

Employer/employee responsibilities


  • Ladders
  • Stepladders and Trestles
  • Mobile tower scaffold
  • MEWP’s
  • Fixed scaffolding
  • Roof working

Success Indicators

Assessment results: Should show acceptable theoretical understanding increase in the awareness of Working at Height.