Course Details

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Course Aims & Overview

A half day course (Min 4 hours) for anyone within your organization who user’s MEWP’s or controls the use of MEWPs IE supervisors/managers and need to be made aware of the correct selection, inspection and use of safety harnesses to prevent falls.

Duration: 0.5 day
Assessment: Oral questions throughout the course with a theory and practical assessment.
Certification: On attaining the relevant pass level delegates will receive an IPAF certificate of training.
Maximum number of delegates per course: 10

At the end of the course

Successful delegates will gain an understanding of current relevant legislation and be able to select, inspect and use a harness and associated equipment safely when using a MEWP, this is in line with current approved methods and manufacturer’s instructions. A recent upgrade to this course now means that you will be qualified to carry out periodic and interim formal inspections of your harness equipment.

Delegate Requirements

Appropriate PPE as per company policy

Course Content

  • Introduction
  • Legislations, standards and Guidance
  • Hierarchy of fall protection measures
  • IPAF harness statement
  • Introduction Harness, Lanyards and connectors
  • Pre-Use checks and Detailed inspections of harness and lanyards inc practical exercise
  • Correct fitting of harness (practical exercise)
  • Usage and anchor points
  • Harness storage and maintenance
  • Hazards and precautions
  • Rescue requirements and options
  • Theory test