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Climbing Merthyr Tydfil

Intervention Area

Health and safety

Nature of Training Opportunity

Inspection of climbing/caving centre

Training Outcome

Health & Safety inspection of a commercial business providing a set of climbing walls and a purpose built caving complex. Students will develop and understanding of the need to properly maintain detailed staff training records and equipment maintenance records.

Name of Local Authority

Merthyr Tydfil CBC


Craig Sewell
Telephone : 01685 725482
Email : craig.sewell@merthyr.gov.uk

Learning Period required

1 day

Precluded dates

Months of July , August, September and December

Specific requirements


Group Visit? *


Additional comments

Students should have reviewed the HS guidance on the topic and if possible viewed the LAU video ‘Get a Grip : H&S at indoor climbing walls’ and read the Association of British Climbing Centres Guidelines for management and use of Artificial Climbing Wall Structures.

Linked visits

This Intervention Area – Inspection of Mobile Phone Call Centre. See Also Intervention Area - Housing

* If a group visit is indicated, booking will not be by individual students through the contact officer, but will be by the student with UWIC, on dates agreed with the local authority concerned.

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