Safety Harness Course

Safety Harness Awareness Course OR IPAF Harness Course
Half Day Safety Harness Training (typically 8.30am – 12.30pm).

What is the Safety Harness course?

Safety Harness training instructs a user in how to select, inspect and use a harness and associated equipment safety when using a MEWP. IPAF half day course is also available. Candidates can include harness training as part of the Height for Hire MEWP course on the same day if required.

This half day Safety Harness training course is available daily from any of our training centres Meath/Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Belfast, Manchester*, London*, Glasgow*, Newcastle*, Midlands / Banbury* onsite training may be provided*

On-site training on your premises is also available anywhere in Ireland and UK subject to minimum numbers. A suitable room would be required for on-site training for the theory section of the course, and Safety Harness and Lanyards are needed for the practical.

Safety Harness Training Certification
Successful delegates will receive a Height for Hire or IPAF Certificate of Training valid for 5 years, depending on the choice of the candidate. IPAF certification is available and must be requested at the time of booking.

Safety Harness Course Description

  • Course content
  • Introduction
  • Legislation, standards and guidance
  • Hierarchy of fall protection measures
  • Pre-use checks / practical
  • Anchor points
  • Storage and maintenance
  • Hazards and precautions
  • Rescue requirements and options
  • Course assessment

Trainee Requirements
Candidates must be at least 16 years of age.

PPE Requirements
Trainees must have the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment with them i.e. Harness & Lanyard.

Who Should Attend?
This Safety Harness training course is suitable for anyone who uses Safety Harness and associated equipment for use in MEWPs.

Course Objectives
To provide delegates with the essential knowledge required to carry out pre-use checks, and to use and store Safety Harnesses correctly when using an MEWP.

Training Methods
Presentation with slides, video, printed course material, demonstration, practical use.

Who Will Benefit?
All those in your organisation who use, supervise or manage the use of Safety Harnesses and Lanyards for use in Mobile Elevating Work Platforms.