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Work at Height & Harness Awareness

Working at Height: This course helps you to comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005 by providing employers and employees with the necessary information needed to be able to successfully deal with working at height risks and control measures. This includes an understanding of how to undertake a working at height risk assessment, how to use access equipment safely and how to ensure that employees can reduce their risk of falls

Harness Awareness: This Course delivers a minimum of four hours of both theory and hands on practical instruction and assessment, providing delegates with a good understanding of the principles for using Personal Fall Protection Equipment (PFPE) in the workplace.

Course Duration: 1 Day

Contents:

Delegates attending this course will gain a comprehensive knowledge of work at height safety, harness and lanyard pre-use inspection and fitting including:
  • Safety legislation, work at height regulations
  • Accident statistics
  • Hazards and risks
  • Fall prevention, fall restraint, fall protection & fall arrest
  • Harness types and design standards
  • Component parts of a fall arrest system (The A,B,C,D & E)
  • Identifying correct tie-off and anchor points
  • Pre-Use inspection of harness & lanyard with practical exercise
  • Correct wearing and fitting of harness with practical exercise
  • Harness/lanyard storage, care and cleaning
  • Rescue provision requirements
  • Hazard analysis & risk assessment
Work at Height 

The course agenda includes: 
  • Legal Overview – Health & Safety / Work at Height Regulations 
  • Guidance & Information 
  • The Competent Person 
  • Guidance on Working at Height 
This course is aimed at personnel who work at height and are or will be responsible for using safety harnesses, lanyards and associated F.P.E (Fall Protection Equipment) in the work place.
On successful completion of this course candidates will receive Training 4 Industry Certificate of Attendance.

Trainee Requirements:

You are not required to bring any equipment onto this course  
There are no prerequisite required for this course.

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