Safety Harness Foundation Training


This full day work at height training course provides the core knowledge required by any user of safety harnesses, lanyards, anchor points and their associated products.

Course objectives

To enable a delegate to identify the intended use of common items of fallprotection equipment, requirements for pre use inspection and correct fitting andadjustment of a full body harness.

Who will benefit?

All those in your organisation involved in the use of fall prevention/protectionequipment for working at height.

Course content

  • Legislation
  • Mechanics of a fall
  • Selection of fall protection equipment (includes common hazardsassociated with different equipment types) - includes practical exercise
  • Pre-use inspection - includes practical exercise
  • Anchor points and devices
  • Donning a harness - includes practical exercise
  • Storage, care and maintenance
  • Rescue requirements and options
  • Theory test paper (multiple choice)

Training methods

Lectures, printed course material, hands on equipment, practical exercise, andpre-use inspection exercise.


Successful delegate will receive a certificate on completion

PPE requirements

No PPE Requirements

Course duration/Number of delegates

The course is designed for up to 10 delegates at any one time and is held overfull a day, typically 09:00 - 16:00

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