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Work At Height Awareness
Basic

Cost Per Person: £110.00 + VAT
Duration: 1/2 Day

This course provides the basic information required for the correct fitting of a fall arrest harness and the correct use of work restraint and fall arrest lanyards.  The course is suitable for all those who are occasionally required to work at height and find themselves having to wear a harness and lanyard in order to reduce the risk of falls/injury.

The course can be delivered at our training facility in Kent, or on site, providing minimum theory and practical facilities are available.

 

 

Please contact Guardian for availability. You can call us on +44 (0) 1795 580 333 to discuss your options.

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Course Aims

To provide those who occasionally work at height with the basic knowledge and technical skills to work safely.

Course Details

Duration: 1/2 day
Trainer to Delegate Ratio: 1:8 (Max)
Location: Sheerness/Site
Certificate Validity: 3 years

Course Objectives

This syllabus is designed to enable delegates to understand & explain:

  • The general Health & Safety duties of employers and employees in the workplace
  • The basics of the Work at Height Regulations 2005 and other legislation related to work at height
  • The fundamental principles of fall protection, including the ‘hierarchy of controls’
  • What a restraint system is, its components, uses, limitations and potential hazards
  • What a fall arrest system is, its components, uses, limitations and potential hazards
  • How to recognise hazards and dangerous situations whilst working at height
  • Emergency considerations, including the potential dangers of suspension in a harness
  • The pre-use inspection of a fall arrest harness, it’s features and correct fitting
  • The pre-use inspection of a restraint lanyard, correct fitting and use
  • The pre-use inspection of a fall arrest lanyard, correct fitting and use

Important Delegate Information

Health

All personnel participating in Safety Training shall be medically fit and capable of fully participating. Delegates will be required to sign a statement stating that they are medically fit to participate in the safety training and that they do not suffer from any medical illness or are under influence of any narcotic substance or alcohol.

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Equipment

  • Suitable clothing for outdoor training at height
  • Safety boots
  • Helmet
  • Gloves
  • Any work at height PPE if in possession and within valid statutory inspection.

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Location

H.A.R.T. Height and Rescue Training
New Road
Sheerness
Kent
United Kingdom
ME12 1PZ

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