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Inspection and Use of Harnesses (half day)

A scaffolding training course with a focus on harness safety

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Half day


This scaffolding inspection and safety course is aimed at harness wearers and competent persons responsible for issuing and inspecting harnesses on a regular basis.


This scaffolding programme aims to:

  • Provide general information and guidance in the general Use of Basic Personal Fall Protection Systems
  • Cover the use of Basic Fall Protection Systems so that they may be used safely and maintained in good order
  • Provide essential information and guidance for the management and supervision of work at height with regards to the appropriate use of Personal Fall Protection Equipment
  • To ensure delegates demonstrate a fundamental understanding of both the Statutory Requirements and Established Safe Working Practice for the use of personal fall protection systems.

Course itinerary:

  • Introduction and welcome
  • Course aims and objectives
  • Personal fall protection (principles & terminology)
  • The Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • British & European Standards
  • Industry guidance
  • Use of personal fall protection equipment:
    • Harness
    • Lanyards (restraint & arrest)
    • Anchors
    • Inertia blocks
    • Vertical systems
    • Horizontal systems
    • Rope access & work
    • Positioning equipment.
  • Rescue
  • Inspection & maintenance
  • Practical exercise (inspection, adjusting & donning)
  • Test paper (theory)
  • Summary & close.


A Certificate of Training will be issued to all those who complete this scaffolding course to a satisfactory standard.

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