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Rooftop Safety and Access

This course covers the health and safety measures and requirements for working on rooftops. It includes the associated hazards, looks at different control measures and safety systems and use of equipment.

Description

This course is for individuals who are required to access or work on rooftops of any buildings or structures.

Syllabus

Theory

  • Legislation
  • Fall prevention
  • Individual techniques
  • Safety systems
  • Rooftop hazards
  • Pre use equipment inspections
  • Emergency considerations

Practical

  • Pre use equipment inspection
  • Correct fitting of harness and associated equipment
  • Rooftop hazard identification
  • Individual techniques
  • Restraint/Fall arrest systems

Unlike many other rooftop workers safety courses it also includes a practical whereby individuals attend a working rooftop and undertake practical working in restraint/fall arrest techniques.

Certification is valid for 3 years.

Prerequisites

Protective footwear and gloves are required for the practical elements of the course.

All attendees should be medically fit to work.

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