Jobs at heights

  • Risk

We understand by work in height those works that are carried out at a height greater than two meters. Among these we can cite among others: works on scaffolding, stairs, decks, poles, platforms, vehicles, as well as in-depth work, excavations, wells.

The course of work at heights is necessary for companies, which allows to carry out a review for the coordination of tasks in work at heights and development of a fall protection program from the legal and technical aspects covering all the items to consider according to their activity.


The participant will know and reaffirm the general aspects of the various work in heights, fall prevention and protection systems, as well as the proper operation and use of fall arrest devices, as well as know the methods implementation of a rescue plan for a person in heights.


You will get the necessary safety elements to perform the jobs at heights. It will ensure that participants receive knowledge about the personal protective equipment they need for the different types of work at heights, their selection, use, inspection and storage.

In addition to techniques, maneuvers and methodologies with ropes, one suspension and one safety. Systems installation techniques and control of materials and base supports, for a correct installation of the header systems. Rescue, evacuation and first aid techniques and maneuvers.

Aimed at:

Operational personnel (changos, installers, personnel who install and dismantle top drive equipment, structural maintenance personnel, in companies whose main activities are the construction, installation of spectacular, maintenance of lighting, traffic lights, etc..

Registered with the STPS.

Accredited to the IADC.

Unit 1 - Regulatory framework

Unit 2 - Main risks

Unit 3 - Hand stairs

Unit 4 - Scaffolding

Unit 5 - Fall protection

Unit 6 - Types of fall protection - passive

  • Pablo Lendechi

Certified instructor.

Application sector:

  • Oil worker
  • Construction
  • Installing spectacular
  • Lighting maintenance
  • Companies engaged in air installations (wiring, CCTV cameras, traffic light and stuff like that.)

Equipment to use:

  • Scaffolding
  • Rescue team
  • Equipment for heights
  • Harness
  • Height devices

Teaching material provided:

  • Participant Handbook
  • Pen
  • Mark text
  • Personifier

Course level:


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