Working at Heights & Harness Safety

Working at Heights & Harness Safety - Adonis Safety Training

Falls from working at heights are the biggest killer in the construction industry in Ireland. The Working at Heights Regulations 2006 place duties on employers, the self-employed, and any person that controls the work of others (managers or building owners who contract others to work at height) as well as the workers themselves.

The aim is to provide the knowledge and skills needed to work safely at height and in the use of fall arrest equipment.

Course Outline

  • Legislation & Regulations around working at height
  • Fall restraint
  • Fall arrest
  • Working at height hazard management
  • Inspection of harnesses/lanyards/anchorage
  • Fitting a harness
  • Fall Dynamics
  • Selecting fall arrest sistems for working with MEWP’s
  • Records & maintenance of working at height equipment

Learning Outcome

  • Fully understand the principles of fall arrest and work restraint
  • Be capable of fitting a fall arrest harness
  • Be capable in the usage of basic fall arrest and restraint systems

Certification & Assessment

Delegates who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate valid for 3 years.

To be successful delegates must pass

  • Written test comprising of ten questions
  • demonstrations of harness & lanyard inspection and use