Work At Height Training: Access

FALL ARREST CLIMBING

For personnel required to climb structures via protected or unprotected access routes.

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COURSE DETAILS:

Duration: 1 or 2 Days – depending upon requirements.
Audience: Any person who has the need to climb a structure and requires the use of personal fall protection equipment.
Course Aim: To provide practical experience and education so a structure can be climbed safely using PPE and techniques that protect against falls.
Syllabus: Pre use inspection of PPE
Harness donning and appropriate use
Understanding the principles of work restraint
Understanding the principles of fall arrest
Understanding the severity of falls whilst using PPE
Use of self retracting lifelines
Use of guided fall arrest systems
Use of twin energy absorbing lanyards
Understanding suspension intolerance
Use of self rescue techniques
Use of work positioning lanyards
Understanding the hierarchy of fall control measures
Identifying work at height hazards
Identifying structure specific hazards

Prerequisites: Reasonable level of health, fitness and aptitude.
Max. Ratio: 6 Delegates to 1 instructor.
Certification Expiry: This certificate is valid for a maximum of 3 years subject to a maintenance of skill level
Throughout the course, the student will be continually assessed and expected to complete a written and practical examination.
Only on successful completion of the whole course and examination will the candidate be issued with a certificate of competency.

This course is designed and delivered using BS8454 (code of practice for the delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue), IRATA international code of practice and equipment manufacturers technical instructions.

WORK RESTRAINT

For personnel who require to prevent a fall occurring whilst working near an unprotected edge.

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COURSE DETAILS:

Duration: 1 Day.
Audience: Any person who needs to use personal fall protection equipment to prevent a fall from occurring whilst working near to unprotected edges.
Course Aim: To provide practical experience and education so work can be carried out safely near to unprotected edges.

Syllabus: Pre Use inspection of PPE
Harness donning and appropriate use
Understanding the principles of work restraint
Understanding the principles of fall arrest
Use of fixed restraint lanyards
Use of adjustable restraint lanyards
Installing a temporary horizontal safety line
Understanding the hierarchy of fall control measures
Understanding & reducing the effects of suspension intolerance
Identifying work at height hazards
Identifying structure specific hazards

Prerequisites: Reasonable level of health, fitness and aptitude.

Max. Ratio: 6 Delegates to 1 instructor.

Certification Expiry: This certificate is valid for a maximum of 3 years subject to maintenance of skill level.
Throughout the course, the student will be continually assessed and expected to complete a written and practical examination.

Only on successful completion of the whole course and examination will the candidate be issued with a certificate of competency.

This course is designed and delivered using BS8454 (code of practice for the delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue), IRATA international code of practice and equipment manufacturers technical instructions.

ROPE ACCESS (IRATA)

For personnel required to work in suspension. Suitable for gaining access to areas where climbing is unsafe or not appropriate. Our IRATA courses are run from our training facility in Wolverhampton.

For course details click:  IRATA Level 1     IRATA Level 2    IRATA Level 3

 

IRATA IS THE LEADING WORLDWIDE ORGANISATION FOR ROPE ACCESS

It promotes high standards and practices within the rope access industry.

It is dedicated to the protection of individuals working within rope access, and is continually promoting advancements in education and training in all aspects of rope access.

For more information on IRATA please go to:

www.irata.org

Heightworks run courses onsite and also at our premier work at height training facility in the West Midlands.

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