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Harness Awareness Training

Harness Awareness

This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge in using harnesses including inspection of equipment, wearing harnesses and correct fitting of associated equipment.


Duration: 0.5 Day




Medically fit and a reasonable level of fitness.


Who Should Attend


This course is aimed at those people who may be required to: factory workers, Mobile Elevated Working Platform operators, Scissor Lift operators or anybody who wears a safety harness but does not climb.


Course Content

To give personnel an understanding of the current legislation and the necessity to have properly fitted harness equipment types available and selection for uses including regular checking of its “fit for purpose”.

  • Legislation
  • Hierarchy of risk
  • General principles of Personal Fall Protection Equipment
  • Harness and equipment Inspection protocol
  • Factors to take into account during Risk Assessment


Course includes classroom demonstration.

If practical training is required, then the Working at Height 1 day course would be more beneficial.



3 years