Generally Working at Height & Fragile Roof Tops Training


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All Day


CMS Training Centre
St Andrew's House, 7 Argyris Eftaliotis Str., Limassol

Event Type


To make delegates and Skilled Persons aware of the MOD Safety Rules and Procedures and European Legislation and train them to work safely at height, especially where the heights have an incline or brittle materials in order to avoid serious accidents.

At the end of the course:

• Delegates will have a thorough understanding of the dangers of high risks on Working at height with potential dangers.
• Understand the basic format, contents and application of the DEO (Works) Safety Rules and Procedures Book, JSP 375 Volume 3 Chapter 7 and be aware of each team member’s duties and responsibilities, learn how to carry out satisfactory risk assessments on particular tasks before executing the work.
• To train delegates to work of Scaffolds, roofs, ladders, working with safety harness’s secured to life lines, what to do in the case of emergency how to react and who to contact.


Operatives, Workers, Electrician, Technical Assistants, Supervisors, Contract Managers and Senior Management.


1. Welcome and safety brief. Introduction, Scope and application, Interpretation, Legislation, Managing hazards, Identify hazards through planning, Assess and control the hazards, Safe access to roof areas, Assessment of the roofing material, Assessing the roof internally, Competencies to assess brittle roofing. Use of Ladders.
2. Types of brittle roof cladding, Other working at height hazards, Falling materials, Electrical hazards, Weather conditions, roofing hazard assessment, controlling hazards for inclined roofs.
Roof work checklist example, Eliminating falls through design, Selecting the right equipment for working on roofs, Group controls versus personal controls.
3. Preventing falls from roofs, Controls to prevent falls from a roof, Edge protection, Scaffolding and guard railing for roof edge protection, Total restraint, work positioning, and fall arrest systems, Safety mesh, Safety nets, Barriers to restrict access. Use of Life lines.
4. Crawl boards and roof ladders, Walking safely on a roof, Roofing materials, Training and supervision, Personal protective equipment, Weather and environment, responsibilities. Emergency Control Procedures and Rescue Plan.
5. Working off Scaffolding. Storage & Maintenance of material. Record Keeping. Typical hazards associated with Scaffolds.
6. Practical: Ladders & their use. Precautions to be taken when using Scaffolding. Climbing on and off, up and down Scaffolding.


All delegates after being assessed and successful completing the course will be awarded a CMS Training certificate with a note added to confirm that the course was approved by the Cyprus Human Resource Development Authority.

COURSE PRESENTER: Vasilis Demetriou or Chris Christodoulou


Language: English or Greek

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