Safe Use of Harness courses

Course Description

Price: £75.00 + VAT per person (Monday-Friday)

Duration: Half Day

Start Time: 8:15am 

This course is aimed at personnel who are or will be responsible for using safety harnesses, lanyards and associated PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and FPE (Fall Protection Equipment) in the workplace. Delegates will gain a comprehensive knowledge of work at height safety and safety harnesses covering both theoretical knowledge and practical instruction.

Who Attends:

This Safety Harness Awareness training programme is designed for managers, supervisors or operatives who may be involved with the management or use of Harness Systems (Work Restraint, Work Position, Fall Arrest).

​Course Content:
  • ​Working at Height Regulations 2005 (amended 2007)
  • Safety, Legislation, Regulations and Best Practise
  • Hierarchy of Measures relating to working at height
  • Fall Prevention, Fall Restraint, Fall Protection & Fall Arrest
  • Risks associated with working with Safety Harnesses and working at height
  • Risks associated with working on/from various areas including fragile surfaces
  • Harness Types, Designs & Standards
  • Harness components parts
  • Pre-use Inspection and fitting of harness
  • Harness/lanyard storage, care & cleaning
  • Rescue Provision Requirements
By the end of the training course delegates will be able to:

• Demonstrate an appropriate level of their understanding of the specific and other relevant legislation.
• Summarise the relevant duties and responsibilities on persons involved in working at height in relation to:
• Applying the avoidance hierarchy of control.
• Competence and supervision.
• Selection of appropriate methods and safe systems of work.
• Protection of others who may be affected by the work activity.
• Inspection of the workplaces and equipment.
• Adopt appropriate safety arrangements as specified in the regulation schedules when using equipment such as, harnesses and fall arrest systems.
• Demonstrates their ability to carry out pre-use equipment inspection, ensuring it is safe for use and use the equipment in a safe manner.
• Summarise the requirements for:
• Planning and organising the work and provision of emergency arrangements.
• Care, maintenance, certification and record keeping of the equipment.

Delegates are required to pass a test to complete this course. Successful delegates should leave with the ability to use the equipment in a safe and productive way.

​Safety Harnesses & Lanyards are available to purchase at the training centre, please advise quantity when booking this course.

Courses cancelled less than 7 days prior to the course date but exceeding 48 working hours will incur a 50% charge. Courses cancelled less than 48 working hours before the course date will incur full payment. Skyward Training Ltd, reserves the right to cancel a training course at any time due to unforeseen circumstances. Should a course be cancelled alternative dates will be offered or a full refund given.

Course Dates

July 2022

LONDON - Skyward Training Ltd - Romford , RM3 0JH 01 Jul 1 Day 9 Book Now

August 2022

LONDON - Skyward Training Ltd - Romford , RM3 0JH 22 Aug 1 Day 7 Book Now

November 2022

LONDON - Skyward Training Ltd - Romford , RM3 0JH 21 Nov 1 Day 8 Book Now