On completion of this unit participants will be able to identify and understand the key factors involved in setting up and maintaining a safe system of work at height. Participants will also be able to select, check and properly fit a suitable harness and lanyard for working at height.
Legislation including legal obligation in relation to inspection.
- Causes of Accidents
- Height Safety Systems
- Types of Harness
- Selection of correct harness for the job
- Harness Maintenance, inspection and testing
- Types of Lanyard
- Types of Karabiner
- Harness Donning
- Requirements for safe anchor points
- Inspection by user prior to use