This course includes the half day Awareness of Work at Height syllabus, then goes on to cover pre-use check, installation, methods of use and possible defects for specific types of fall protection.
Our Using Height Safety Equipment – Entertainment Industry course includes correct fitting of a safety harness combined with a variety of fall protection equipment used by theatre technicians within the entertainment industry.
Working methods include restraint, work positioning and fall arrest using both fixed and temporary methods. For theatre technicians, riggers and stage hands who need to access, climb and rescue from a wide variety of structures including lighting trus and gantries found within the theatre and entertainment environment.
This Using Height Safety Equipment – Entertainment Industry course also discusses the hierarchy of fall prevention and protection measures set out in the Work at Height Regulations.
Explains pre-use check, installation, methods of use and possible defects for specific types of fall protection.
The Using Height Safety Equipment – Entertainment Industry course content can be adapted to suit specific needs of particular clients. Optional systems include permanent or deadweight anchors, fixed rail systems, adjustable lanyard with karabiner or scaffold hook, inertia reel and flexible line.
Safety footwear required for all practical sessions.
ACWAHT (Advisory Committee for Work at Height Training) syllabus is also covered in this course.
Course Content: General Criteria for the use of Fall Protection Equipment:
- Safety harness and lanyard
- Fixed vertical and horizontal fall arrest systems
- Fall arrest blocks
- Restraint system
- Temporary vertical and horizontal line
- Compatibility of equipment
- Pre use checks
- Installation (positioning) fitting and wearing
- Methods of use
- Dismanting and defects
- Rescue and suspension syncope
Practical skills covered in this course include:
- Harness fitting and adjustment
- Use of energy absorbing lanyards
- Use of work positioning lanyard
- Fall arrest blocks
- Vertical fixed and temporary systems
- Temporary horizontal lines
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.