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Inspection & Wearing
of Safety Harness
(Fall Arrest Systems)

Syllabus | Duration | Instructor Machinery Ratio

On completion of the Inspection & Wearing of Safety Harness Course (Fall Arrest Systems Training) the trainee will have good knowledge of the types of harness and fittings and making inspections of the safety harness.

The course also covers site safety regulations specific to the trainee’s work practices and, as to the way a harness system must be worn and how to look after it.

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Syllabus

The basic course syllabus includes...

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 & ACOPS
Work at Height Regulations – PPE – Accident Reporting
Area Hazards – Risk Assessment – Rescue
Types of Harness – Types of Lanyard – Uses & Limitations
Fall Arrest Systems – Medical and Operative Responsibilities
Pre-Use Inspections – Faults – Reporting Defects – Storage
Body Types – Wearing & Fitting of Harness & Restrainers
Fixing and Anchorage Points
The Risk – The Benefit – The Reason Why
Practical Test of Inspection and Wearing of Harness & Lanyards
Theory Test
Course closing summary

Duration

As with all our courses, we will adapt the course to suit the experience and number of candidates on the course, which may affect the duration.

Refresher Course: 1 day
Novice Operative Course: 1 day

Instructor Machinery Ratio

This course has an instructor – trainee – machinery ratio of...

6 x Trainees
1 x Instructor
2 x Fall Arrest Harness Systems

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