Harness Fitting & Use

For person requiring knowledge of basic fall protection methods, allowing them to fit and use a fall arrest harness.

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The Harness Fitting and Use course is for persons requiring basic compliance to work at height requirements, and  knowledge of fitting and using a fall arrest safety harness to connect to a suitable anchor point.

The safety harness training course provides the minimum knowledge required for a person to meet the legal requirements of working at height and basic fall protection techniques.

The training can either be classroom based or safe outside area based for demonstrating the practical use of the equipment chosen.

Course elements covered include:

  • Methods of fall protection
  • Pre-use equipment checks
  • Selection of suitable anchorages
  • Fall arrest blocks
  • Suspension intolerance

Practical skills covered in this course include:

  • Harness fitting and use
  • Use of anchorage slings and connectors
  • Attachment and use of fall arrest lanyards
  • Attachment and use of temporary horizontal line
  • Adjustable restraint lanyard use

Safety footwear required for all practical sessions.

The Harness Fitting course is useful as a prerequisite to the Evacuation by Descent (Course Ref: TRE4U) courses if the candidate has no previous work at height experience.

Arranged to order for groups only. Please call for details.

It is the participants/bookers responsibility to ensure that all relevant pre-requisites are met to attend this course and that the evidence is provided on the first day of the course e.g. in-date certificates for revalidation courses.

Failure to meet any of these pre-requisites may result in the participant being asked to leave the course. No refund will be given in this event.

15% off equipment online for training participants. You will receive 15% off heightec equipment when you complete a course with us. Your voucher is automatically sent to you by email for use when you order equipment online.

knowledge of fitting and using a fall arrest safety harness

Course Details

Duration: 0.5 day
Course Venues: Aberdeen, Kendal, Leeds, Birmingham, London
Entry Requirements:
  • Minimum age 18.
  • Must be fluent in English.
Instructor Ratio: 1:10
Course Code: TFP1U
Assessment: Written test
Certification: heightec
Validity Period: 3 years
Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested at course registration.
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