There are a number of incidents each year where employees are potentially at risk from injury or loss of life due to working in close proximity to water.
Employers have a duty of care and must be aware of the dangers presented at such places and ensure that the safety of all concerned in these activities is maintained through pre-planning and/or Dynamic Risk Assessment.
There are many water risks, the main ones being rivers, which are tidal, fast flowing and are subject to frequent flooding, and canals, which could be deep and have steep sides.
Other potential risks to you or your employees while working include:
Waterside Awareness Level 1
This 1 day course is designed for personnel who may be working within a 3 metre risk zone near water or unstable surfaces and includes training in:
Operator Level 2
This 2 day course is designed for personnel entering water or unstable surfaces and completion of the course will cover all aspects of awareness as well as:
For further information regarding these courses please call us or email us using the form on our Contact Us page.