The Harness Awareness 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.
This Safety Harness Training Course is aimed at anyone who needs to use a safety harness as part of their works.
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.
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.
|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|
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.
Our training centre is based in Braintree, Essex. Tea and coffee facilities are provided and other refreshments can be made available by request.
We can also provide on site training, please call 01376 538 501 to enquire.
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.
|Open Course Price||£60.00 (+ VAT)|
|Closed Course Price *||£400.00 (+ VAT)|
* Maximum number of delegates for a closed course is 12.