Harness awareness Training

The harness awareness training course has been specifically designed to provide candidates and those with the responsibility of choosing the correct harness for their working environment.

Any person who has a duty to wear a harness as part of their daily task, must be trained on how to perform a visual inspection, fit the harness correctly and store after use.

Course Aims & Objectives

  • Assess and determine when it’s appropriate to use a safety harness
  • Visually inspect harness and lanyards for damage before and after use
  • Legislation and regulations affecting safety harness
  • Product standards and classifications
  • Hazards and risk affecting the misuse of a safety harness

Course Content

  • Appreciation of the requirements of UK legislation
  • Guidance on when a harness needs to be worn
  • CE marking
  • Traceability
  • Harness strengths
  • Safety harness types (what is the difference)
  • Lanyard type fall arrest, fall restraint (do you know the difference)
  • The importance of user inspection, before use and after
  • Rescue provision, when wearing a harness (what the user needs to know)
  • How to wear a harness in accordance with the manufacture instructions
  • Practical participation by course candidates on wearing a harness and attaching the correct lanyard for working at height

Duration: 4 hours

Certification:  Accredited through CPD as (Continuous professional development) under the banner of Apple Group Training.

Course location: Apple Group Training, locations are based in Leeds, Sheffield and Birmingham. We also have the use of up to 300 partner training centres in the UK.

If you can not travel to one of our locations then as long as your workplace is suitable, we can provide training onsite to suit.

For a more detailed quote on costs, group bookings, individual open courses or train the trainer course please contact us.     

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