This work at height and harness course is for those required to work at height using fall protection equipment. Delegates attending this Foundation course do not need to have previous experience of working at height. We aim to communicate a good understanding of the principles for using Personal Fall Protection Equipment in line with the Code of practice for selection, use and maintenance of personal fall protection systems. BS8437: 2005
The full course can be conducted in a safe site zone with temporary edge protection in place.
This area should be large enough for all attendees and trainer to maintain social distancing.
If the Edge Protection has to be removed for access to façade brackets we will ask for a person with supervisory responsibility to manage this exposed opening.
Theory relative to:
Awareness of gravity, falls and injury
Work at height hierarchy
Identifying work at height
Risk Assessment Method Statement for working at height
ONE TO ONE PRACTICAL TRAINING
How to donn a safety harness correctly
The importance of inspection, care and maintenance of work at height equipment
Storage, care and cleaning.
The importance of anchor point selection
Correct use and limitations of selected personal safety equipment.
Removal of damaged or worn components
EQUIPMENT SPECIFIC TRAINING
This training session introduces delegates to the following components.
Full body harness / EN361
Adjusting to correct fit
Familiarity with attachment points.
Work restraint lanyard / EN354 / EN358
Energy absorbing lanyard
Adjustable work positioning lanyard
Adjusting to correct length
Connecting to anchors and harnesses
Anchorage points & Devices / EN795
Upon successful completion each delegate will be provided with a certificate carrying a 36 month validity period for this specific application.