Key facts at a glance
Who's it for?
Anyone intending on working at height with Solar Panels. In particular it would be suitable for trainees or new starters in the industry who may be working along side experienced and qualified installers.
This course is classroom based. You will receive instruction on Manual Handling, Working at Height and CoSHH. At the end of the day you will then take 3 assessments.
On this course you will learn to:
Outline the main requirements of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
Develop systems and procedures for carrying out and recording manual handling risk assessment
Make recommendations on how to eliminate and control manual handling risks
Why falls from height cause more deaths than any other workplace activity
The requirements of existing legislation and the changes and impact of the new regulations
Safe working procedures for the various types of access equipment
The required risk assessment based approach and planning for all work at height
Limitations on use of ladders and steps
Criteria for selection of access equipment
Requirements regarding training and competence of personnel using access equipment
Identify the requirements of the COSHH Regulations
Apply the requirements of COSHH to their own workplace
Carry out simple risk assessments and recognise when specialist support is needed
This is a 1 day course, however if you are interested in installing Solar PV equipment you may want to take this as part of one of our course packages.
You will take 3 assessments at the end of the day for:
Working at Heights
After completing this qualification we recommend: