NEW MATS Rooftop Worker – Safety & Access course has been developed in collaboration with the telecoms and broadcast industry Mast and Tower Safety (MATS) Group.
This one day course is designed to support the safety of those individuals who access and work on flat rooftops, particularly in the telecoms industry and is a mandatory requirement to work on BT and Arqiva sites.
The MATS Rooftop Worker training course includes:
- Understanding the legislation and safety standards
- Managing common hazards
- Assessing the risk
- Using harnesses
- Using fall arrest lanyards
- Using fixed fall arrest and restraint systems
- Using work positioning lanyards or similar equipment
- Selecting appropriate anchor points
- Setting up and using temporary work restraint system
- Working with edge protection systems
- Using additional fall protection equipment
- Consideration of emergencies and rescue arrangements
- Suspension syncope awareness
- Lifting and lowering kit
- Demonstrating climbing techniques on fixed ladders
The MATS Rooftop Worker training course incorporates the relevant requirements of the following HSE legislation: Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, Work at Height Regulations 2005, Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998, Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998.
Conforms to MATS requirements. Scheme completion is a mandatory requirement for access to BT and Arqiva sites.
Safety footwear required for all practical sessions.
Course costs include EUSR registration and Virtual Card. Participants must download the ‘Vircarda’ app on their mobile phone (Android/Apple)to access their virtual card. See EUSR website for details.
NB: This course was previously referenced as: TFP5U does not including working on pitched or fragile roofs.
Participants who require RF Hazards training should complete the RF Hazards Awareness & Monitoring 0.5 day course (TSK4U).
15% off – When you successfully complete a course with us you will receive a 15% off voucher which can be used to purchase any heightec manufactured equipment online.