A recent report from a major insurance company stated that UK seafarers are twelve times more likely to be injured at work compared to shore workers. Other countries statistics show the same or an even higher ratio. These are a very disturbing statistics. The detailed figures indicate that some of the reported injuries come from slips and trips, but a lot do come from falls.
The aim of this module is to promote safety when working at height. We will show you equipment that allows you to stay safely attached when climbing, or when working at height. You will also see how to use height access equipment and how to safeguard others located below the work place.