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Working at Height Safety Training - 3 Hour Course  3 Year Certificate

MKD Health & Safety Training can offer businesses and individuals a Working at Height Safety Training Course anytime that suits your requirements  7 days a week in our Kilkenny Training Room or On-site in any location.

Call Mick Jones - 086 354 8461

Working at Height - why do we need training?

  • Falls from height cause the majority of fatalities in construction
  • Training enhances our safety awareness and risk perception
  • It can help reduce risk to ourselves and others
  • It can save lives and prevent injury
  • It is a legal requirement

Working at Height is defined as:

Working at height in any place, except a staircase in a permanent place, where a person could be injured by falling from it, even if it is at, or below ground.

It can be working at any height:

  • Working off ladders
  • Scaffolding
  • Roof work
  • MEWPS etc.
  • Working on top of a lorry or fuel truck
  • Abseiling
  • Rigging lighting for concerts or stage productions etc.


  • The Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005
  • Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013
  • Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Applications) Regulations 2007, Part 4 - Work at Height
  • Code of Practice for Scaffolding
  • Code of Practice for Safety in Roof Work 2011
  • Reference  for further details

Working at Height Course Content:

  • What and Why
  • Legislation & Regulations
  • Fall Hazards
  • Risk Assessments
  • Safe Systems of Work
  • Safe Working at Heights
  • Work At Height Equipment
  • Fall Arrest & Fall Restraint
  • Emergencies at Height
  • Equipment Care
  • Instruct users in safe Harness & Lanyard Practices
  • Carry out detailed inspections of Harnesses & Lanyards

Working at Height Safety Awareness Course

  • Duration 3 hours
  • Certificate vaild for 3 years
  • €60 1-2-1
  • Discount for group bookings
  • €50 per trainee for group bookings 2 - 6 trainees
  • €350 per class 7 - 12 trainees
  • €600 per day ( 2 groups up to 12 each group)
  • Delivered on your premises or ours, home visits are also available.
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