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Safety Harness – safe use and inspection

Course 231

Safety HarnessCourse Duration

Days: 0.5 – 1


1 – 12

Course Objectives

By the end of the course the delegate should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge to choose, inspect, fit and use a safety harness with appropriate lanyard.

Course Summary

  • P.P.E. Regulations
  • Work at Height Regulations
  • Relevant regulations/legislations
  • Design and types of harness
  • When to wear a harness
  • How to fit a harness
  • Fall factors
  • Inspection records
  • Safe anchorage
  • Fall arrest lanyard
  • Work restraint lanyard
  • Shock absorber lanyard
  • Defect identification and reports
Download Central Training Services Guide

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Central Training Services Limited Theory and Practical Certificate – Valid for 3 years.

IPAF Certification for use in MEWP.

Refresher Period

Safety Harness Refresher Course after 3 years for in-house courses.

IPAF Renewal Course after 5 years.

Any Other Relevant Information

IPAF Harness Course is for users of Harnesses and Lanyards when using MEWPs.

Recommended Follow-On Courses

Working at Height Essentials
Mobile Elevating Work Platform (scissor or boom)
Aluminium Scaffolding Tower
Low Level Access

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