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Working at Height - Basic Safety Harness

Next Available Course: Upon Request

Duration: 4 Hours

Validation: 3 Years

Awarding Body: National Occupational Standards

Price per course (max 12): £687 +VAT


The Working at Height - Basic Safety Harness course is valid for 3 years and is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge and understanding to work safely at height. They will gain the skills to enable the safe use of a full-body harness, energy-absorbing lanyards and work postponing lanyards. This Basic Safety Harness course outlines the uses and limitations of work at height equipment whilst giving individuals an appreciation of the implications of an emergency situation.

Course Benefits

  • Delegates will meet the required competencies for working at height and manual handling in a renewable environment

  • Our instructors are specialists in working at height

  • Increased confidence - your delegates will be trained in best practice processes for working at height and rescue in an offshore environment

  • Delegates will be able to implement Safe Systems of Work in their environments

  • Mobile training units - we are able to deliver training at your site

  • Purpose built training facilities - dedicated safety harness area

  • ISO accredited business

Learning Outcomes

  • ​​Best practice for using a safety harness when undertaking work at height or in a confined space

  • Correctly check, fit and use of safety harness

  • Undertake buddy checks

  • Equipment familiarisation and best practice use

  • How a safety harness can help in the event of a fall


  • Legislation

  • Types of access using personal fall protection equipment

  • Care, maintenance, inspection and disposal of personal fall protection equipment

  • Fitting and adjustment of personal fall protection equipment before climbing

  • Rescue and considerations for incidents involving harness suspension

  • Types of protection against falls from height

  • Selection and types of personal fall protection equipment to fall arrest

  • Pre-use checks

  • Climbing and moving around structures

Send Booking Enquiry

If you wish to send a booking enquiry or learn more about the Working at Height - Basic Safety Harness Course, please contact us today on 01482 398521 or

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