Harness User Training

Man on the side of construction using a harness

Course Duration:

3-4 hours depending on class size and experience.

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at supervisors, managers and operatives who use harnesses and associated products.

Course Aim

To give the delegates the correct information to select the correct personal fall protection equipment, carry out a competent pre-use inspection and safely use each selected piece of equipment in accordance with the manufacturers guidelines. This would include, full body fall harnesses, restraint lanyards, fall arrest lanyards, fixed lanyards, adjustable lanyards, personal fall arrest blocks and communal fall arrest blocks.

Course Assessment

The delegates understanding will be assessed using a 20-question theory test of which the successful delegate will need to get 80% of all multiple-choice questions correct and a practical assessment on the equipment shown.

Site Requirements

A suitable classroom environment (min 15M²) with; a 240V power supply, a table for the instructor to set up a projector and laptop, adequate seating and desk space for each delegate and adequate heating/ventilation. The classroom must be available for the sole use of the course for the full duration of the training without interruption.

Qualification

Successful delegates will receive an ALS photo card and certificate valid for five years.

Course Reference Material

Working at Height Regulations 2005, HSWA 1974, PPE Regulations, BS6454: Delivery of Working at Height Training, EN795: Anchor Systems, EN354: Fixed Lanyards, EN358: Positioning Lanyards, EN361: Harnesses, EN360: Fall Arrest Blocks

 

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