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Harness Awareness 1/2 Day out of 172 Delegates

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.

Who should attend?

This Safety Harness Training 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

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.

Our Venue

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.

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Open Course Price£60.00 (+ VAT)
Closed Course Price *£400.00 (+ VAT)

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