Health and Safety Training - Half Day Safe Use of a Safety Harness Course

The Safety Harness Training Course is for candidates who need basic theory and practical knowledge of selecting and using fall arrest and restraint equipment and to enable them to carry out inspection of safety harnesses before use.

Who should attend?
This course is aimed at anyone who needs to use a safety harness as part of their works.

Aims and objectives of the course:
On completion, delegates shall have an understanding of the requirements of the Work at Height Regulations (2005) and safe practices for use of a safety harness.

At the end of the course delegates will:

  • Understand regulations.
  • Know how to inspect a harness.
  • Know how to adjust a harness.
  • Know how to read manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Know why an emergency action plan needs to be in place.
  • Know what Lanyard/Inertia Reel to be used.

Course Content:

Relevant Safety Legislation

Assessment of the workplace

Hierarchy of Controls

Selection of safety harnesses and lanyards

Selection of suitable anchor points

Safe fitting of a safety harness and lanyard

Potential safety hazards

Emergency rescue plan

Safety Inspections & Storage

CE & EN Markings

Traceability

Fall Arrest / Work Position / Restraint Systems

Working in pairs

Manufacturer’s instructions

4 positions of fall arrest

Who shouldn’t be wearing harnesses

Duration of Course:
The course runs over a ½ Day period and is up to 3 ½ to 4 hours depending on the number of delegates attending the course.  

Maximum Participants:
To ensure that all delegates receive the maximum benefit from our training courses, delegate places are limited to 12 per course.

Instructor:
The instructor for this course will be a certified instructor with over 3 year’s experience in Health & Safety related training.
Instructors are periodically assessed by our own quality control assessor, the client should be aware of this quality control assessment could be carried out without prior notice being given to the client.

Equipment required:
This course requires a training area/room with the facilities to comfortably accommodate the maximum number of delegates. The delegates will require a table and equipment to make notes and the instructor needs power and a place to show a presentation.

Assessment:
Throughout the course there is a constant assessment by the instructor who will ask questions about what he has covered in the course, some may be theoretical or some may be practical. At the end of the course there is a 30 question multiple choice paper to be completed by all delegates. A pass mark of 72% is set for all delegates. Once these papers are marked and delegates passed then they will proceed to a 15 minute practical assessment.

Certificate:
All delegates that succeed with the course will receive an A4 certificate of attendance that will be valid for 3 years.

Previous Delegate Response:
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  • "AM Safety Specialists were recommended to Getronics by our own H & S Manager and successfully delivered in all areas ensuring our principal contractor completed the project in a timely manner and without issue. We fully recommend AM Safety Specialists Ltd, they removed the pain element out of the red tape brought about by the 2007 CDM regulations"

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  • "AM Safety Specialists were recommended to Getronics by our own H & S Manager and successfully delivered in all areas ensuring our principal contractor completed the project in a timely manner and without issue. We fully recommend AM Safety Specialists Ltd, they removed the pain element out of the red tape brought about by the 2007 CDM regulations"

    Read More Testimonials
  • "AM Safety Specialists were recommended to Getronics by our own H & S Manager and successfully delivered in all areas ensuring our principal contractor completed the project in a timely manner and without issue. We fully recommend AM Safety Specialists Ltd, they removed the pain element out of the red tape brought about by the 2007 CDM regulations"

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Course Price:

  • Individual Delegates: £60.00
  • Closed Course: £400.00

Course Dates:

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