Work at heights and safety
Works at height only seem to be quite simple. Meanwhile, they require extensive specialist knowledge, very good physical fitness, as well as knowledge of the regulations related to working at height. It is worth taking a course for work at height, e.g. in construction access or rope access. Work at height is still popular because you can count on high salaries both in Poland and abroad. The work, however, requires composure and nerves of steel. Proper belaying is essential. It must be remembered that not everyone can become a so-called industrial climber due to obvious limitations, e.g. fear of heights. Work at heights is related to various renovation, assembly or construction works. Workers at height work e.g. on bridges, churches, industrial devices, stadiums, advertising banners. To qualify as work in height, it must be at least one meter above the floor or the ground. Work at height involves considerable risk. It can lead to a fatal fall, but appropriate experience allows you to avoid this type of event. You should have appropriate qualifications to work at height, especially training related to work safety. The appropriate certificate will be useful for stuntmen, fitters, workers of oil rigs and builders. One of the most important factors when working at height is a very good psychophysical condition. A person who wants to work at height must obtain a medical certificate from a doctor that there are no contraindications for the said work.
We can include industrial mountaineering among works at heights. It is very important not to work under the influence of alcohol or psychoactive substances. It is unacceptable and risky. Another risk is the one I wrote about, i.e. fear of heights. When working at height, it is very important to control yourself and, above all, to be resistant to stress. The psyche is essential.
Search for employment
Person after the altitude course will find employment easily. Climbing services are quite often performed on the basis of a contract-mandate. It is worth emphasizing that work at height is popular outside our country. There is still a shortage of hands for work. A person planning a trip can count on accommodation and insurance.