Harness User & Inspection Course

Duration: Half day course.

Attendees: Harness wearers and competent persons responsible for issuing and inspection on a frequent basis.

Course Content

Course Objectives

  • Introduction & Welcome
  • Course Aims & Objectives
  • Personal Fall Protection (Principles & Terminology)
  • The Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • British & European Standards
  • Industry Guidance
  • Use of Personal Fall Protection Equipment
    • Harness
    • Lanyards (Restraint & Arrest)
    • Anchors
    • Inertia Blocks
    • Vertical Systems
    • Horizontal Systems
    • Rescue Theory
  • Inspection & Maintenance
  • Practical Exercise (Inspection, Adjusting & Donning)
  • Test Paper (Theory)
  • Summary & Close

Provide general information and guidance in the general use of basic personal fall protection systems. To cover the use of basic fall protection systems so that they may be used safely and maintained in good order. Provide essential information and guidance for the management and supervision of work at height with regard to the appropriate use of personal fall protection equipment. To ensure delegates demonstrate a fundamental understanding of both the statutory requirements and established safe working practice for the use of Personal Fall Protection Systems. Course can be tailored to suit clients own arrangements.


A Certificate of Training will be issued to all those who complete the course to a satisfactory standard.

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