What is the Working at Height Regulations?

Today, there are clear and precise regulations for working at heights, aimed at reducing the number of casualties. Often on the news, we hear about a construction worker who fell from the scaffolding, or a worker who was involved in a working at height accident. These accidents can be fatal, so it is critical to comply beforehand with the working at height regulations, in order to avoid unnecessary workplace accidents and injuries. We, at Safety On, specialize in Working at Height safety training, and insist on providing workers with the most comprehensive and thorough training in the field. In our training, they can learn about the correct methods of working at heights, in order to minimize the risks. 

Working at Height Regulations - What Should You Know 

First and foremost, it is essential that every business owner hold frequent working at height safety training, thus making sure that all the employees are familiar with the regulations and procedures, set by the Israeli Ministry of Economy and Industry. Consequently, employees will be more aware of the risk factors in their work environment and exercise more caution, in order to minimize the risk of accidents. It should be noted that the employer is required by law to provide his employees with working at height safety training, as well as ensure that the employees have fully understood the various guidelines. 

Ultimately, the employees are the most valuable asset of any business owner, so it is crucial to invest in them and provide them with the highest quality and safest work environment. When it comes to working at height, there is a higher risk of accidents. Therefore, it is essential to provide employees with the most expert and professional safety training in the field. High-level training will be customized to the specific needs of the business.   

What do Working at Height Regulations Include?  

Working at height regulations stipulate that any work performed at a height, with a potential of a fall from the height of more than 2 meters (6.5 feet), whether by rappelling, ladders, access platforms, forklift mounted man baskets, climbing scaffolding and more, requires appropriate certification, use of dedicated safety harnesses, which are attached to a secure anchorage point, or other fall prevention systems. In addition, every worker must be equipped with equipment that meets all the required standards, including ropes, harnesses, helmets, work shoes and more. 

We, at Safety On, specialize in safety training. We employ the best instructors in the field and guarantee the most effective, comprehensive and thorough training. All of our height instructors are certified for height training by the Israel Institute for Occupational Health & Safety. Upon completion of our training, employees will receive a professional certification for working at height, will be familiar with the do's and don’ts of working at height, and avoid unnecessary workplace accidents and risks. It should be noted that we customize the height safety training to the specific needs of the employer, thus ensuring that employees receive the information that is most relevant to their work. For more information, please contact us.