Anchor Fixing and Testing

For persons required to fix and test permanent anchors for fall protection purposes. Includes practical experience of fixing and testing a selection of commercially available eyebolt anchors.

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Anchor fixing course

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Anchor Fixing & Testing training course explaining the manufacturing requirements given in BS EN 795 including information on the various classes of permanent anchors.

Practical sessions allow the fixing of various types of resin, through fixing and expansion anchors, together with methods of testing as defined in BS 7883.

Course elements covered include:

  • Relevant legislation – BS 7883, EN 795
  • Common substrate types
  • Commercially available anchors
  • Specification of fixing substrate
  • Anchor type selection
  • Hole depths and edge distances
  • Safe working methods during installation
  • Anchor fixing techniques
  • Methods of testing the fixing
  • Certification and record keeping

Practical skills covered in this course include:

  • Drilling & cleaning a hole
  • Installing a range of fixings into a base material
  • Testing the strength of the fixing

This one day course requires candidates to revalidate their certificate after three years.

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

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Course Details

Duration: 1 day
Course Venues: London
Entry Requirements: Minimum age 18. Must be fluent in English.
Instructor Ratio: 1:6
Course Code: TSK3U
Assessment: Practical demonstration. Multiple choice written test with discussion.
Certification: heightec
Validity Period: 3 years
Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. A self-certified statement of reasonable medical fitness will be required, prior to attendance.
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