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.



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



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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