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TITLE: HARNESS SAFETY TRAINING

 

OVERVIEW:

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) define Working at Heights as work in any place, including a place at, above or below ground level, where a person could be injured if they fell from that place. Access and egress to a place of work can also be work at height. Examples would include flat roofs, working with ladders, erecting formwork, or working at ground level adjacent to excavations. This course is designed to show delegates how to correctly don, adjust and wear a harness for working at height or to act as a fall restraint device. Hazards associated with working at height, pre-user inspections, lanyard choice, anchorage and storage will be covered

 

Course Content

  • Introduction Legislation including the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations, 2007.

  • Types of fall protection systems

  • Selection and Use of Personal Fall Protection Systems and Equipment

  • Pre-use Checks

  • Fitting your Harness

  • Attachment/anchorage points

  • Emergency Considerations suspension trauma

  • Inspection, Records & Storage

 

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Anyone who is required to wear a harness for working at heights such as those outlined above. Delegates who successfully complete the course and pass the assessment will receive a Simply Safety certification

Delegates will be required to:

  • Practical Assessment: Demonstrate donning and adjusting a harness

  • Theory Assessment: Multiple Choice Questions

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