Safety Harness & Lanyard Training and Inspection Course

Course overview

This ½ day training session is designed for your operatives who, in compliance with the Work at Height Regulations and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) require to use fall arrest protection in the form of safety harnesses and lanyards in the course of their daily work routine.

The primary objective of this training course is to provide candidates with a good understanding of the safety requirements, the current legislation and any dangers associated with the use of a safety harness and lanyards. This Health & Safety Training course will enable candidates to be fully competent when working at height, ensuring the safe selection, correct use and inspection (but not maintenance) of harnesses and lanyards.

This training course can also be combined with our ½ day Work at Height Training course to form a comprehensive 1 day course.

Training Method

This is a classroom based course with power point presentations and a training DVD.

Course Requirements

The practical element of the training will be conducted using the customer’s equipment. It will be the customer’s responsibility to ensure that equipment is suitable for its intended use and is properly maintained and that all trainees are in possession of the correct PPE. (Safety Harness & Lanyard).

Classroom based at client or trainer premises with adequate room for all candidates. 240v power required for projector allowing power point presentations and training DVD’s. Large screen TV’s with HTMI connections are also acceptable.

3 hours

Clients Receive
Individual Certificates of Competency.

Complies with
Work at Height Regulations 2005 and the Provision and Use of Safety equipment regulations 1998 (PUWER)

Nationwide and Overseas. Maximum 10 candidates per course

Course content

  • Health and Safety Regulations
  • Hierarchy of Control
  • Types of Fall Protection
  • Inspections
  • What to Use and When!
  • Anchor Points
  • Visual Checks
  • Safe Use and Wearing
  • Defects & Reports
  • Cleaning
  • Storage
  • Records

Assessment of Competency

Throughout the training course practical assessments will be made followed by the multiple choice assessment paper.

Successful candidates gaining 80 percent or over will be awarded a Safety Harness & Lanyard Training Certificate valid for 36 months.

The assessment can take place orally for those who have difficulties with reading or writing.


Price on application. All our prices are extremely competitive.

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