Working at Height

24 minutes
Avg. rating 4.4

Working at Height

24 minutes
Avg. rating 4.4

Falling to a lower level is one of the most common workplace accidents, and falling from even a low height can be fatal. Working at Height is a course that gives basic knowledge of personal falling protection. When do you need to protect yourself or your employees from falling, how do you do it, and what equipment do you need?

Working at Height explains the basics of the risks of falling and the physics behind the need for proper falling protection equipment. The equipment can also work as tools to improve the working environment and ergonomics of practical situations.

This course introduces the components of correct personal falling protection equipment and teaches the participant how, when, and why falling protection is vital. This course, Working at height, is based on provisions from The Swedish Work Environment Authority.

Created by Seably, approved by ISWAN.

Topics in this Course

Deck Operations Personal Safety Risk Management

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The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) is a membership organisation that works to promote and support seafarers' welfare all ove...

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  2. Language: English
  3. Length: 24 minutes
  4. Intended for: All Seafarers
  5. Reference: Based on parts of the provisions: AFS 1999:3, AFS 2006:4, AFS 1981:14 and AFS 2001:3 (including AFS 2010:11). Approved by ISWAN.
  6. Last Updated: March 23, 2023

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