Course Objectives

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.

Course Content

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


½  day per session.  Alternatively 2 sessions can be completed within 1 day


10 participants can be accommodated per ½ day session


Participants can also be trained on an individual basis as we regularly run public courses in our Training Centre in Cork.

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