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Safety Harness Use

Course Snapshot

  • Max No. Delegates 12
  • Validity 36 Months

Additional Course Notes

For dates for this course, please call 01752 485303

Course Aims

By the end of the course candidates will have the basic theoretical and practical knowledge to be able to correctly select and use fall arrest and restraint equipment and carry out a pre-use inspection of their equipment. 

By the end of the course candidates will:
Be aware of the relevant health and safety regulations and the employers and employees responsibilities regarding the use of harnesses
Be able to safely put on, wear and work with harnesses

Course Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications or experience are necessary, but it would be beneficial if candidates had a basic understanding of work at height. Literacy and language comprehension are important requirements on all courses.

Any physical impairment or literacy issues should be discussed with LTC Training Services prior to making a booking so we can best accommodate your needs.

Course Content

Legal overview
Hierarchy of measures for PPE
Identifying and selecting types of fall arrest/restraint systems
CE – marking 
Care, maintenance and storage of harnesses
Correct fitting of harnesses
Anchor points and connectors
Practical assessment
Multi-choice question paper
Course evaluation

Who will benefit

The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 requires employers maintain fall arrest equipment in good repair. In addition, the Work at Height Regulations 2005 require that equipment should be inspected prior to use and used correctly.

LTC Training Services Safety Harness Use course will provide candidates with the knowledge to fit and use harnesses and lanyards safely and correctly. 

Please Note: LTC Training Services also offer a Safety Harness Use and Inspection course. See separate course description for further details.