1 Day Working at Height with Safety Harness & Lanyard Course in Bristol
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Working at Height with Safety Harness & Lanyard Course


Training Societi A4 Certificate and a Photo ID Card valid for 5 yrs.

1 Day · 8:30am - 4:30pm

£150.00 + VAT per person

  • Extensive handouts
  • Lunch & Refreshments including sweets and biscuits
  • Free parking
  • Free letter of attendance provided on request whilst certification is processed


  • Bristol
  • On site by arrangement


If you have 1 to 12 delegates you can attend one of our open or public training courses.

We can open a private course or organise training on site for 4 to 12 delegates.


Falls from height are still the major cause of death & injury in the UK. We have found that 80% of our delegates have been issued the wrong type of safety harness and/or lanyard which would result in them having little or no protection against injury or worse.

This practical course aims to ensure that all buyers and users of safety harness & lanyards understand which kit they should be using to offer full protection, and how to properly inspect kit.

Course includes:

Work at Height:

  • Health & Safety Laws & Regulations – understanding your legal duty – Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • Responsibilities of employees and employers
  • Definition of Work at Height
  • Basic 4 principles to planning work at height following HSE guidelines
  • Types of equipment available to minimise risk, and how to select the correct equipment for tasks
  • 5 steps to conducting and recording a Risk Assessment
  • Advice on how to collate Method Statements that employers can understand and easily follow
  • Preventative and protective control measures
  • Test paper/questions/ handouts & review

Safety Harness & Lanyard:

  • The different types of harnesses and lanyards and their practical applications
  • The importance of issuing and using the right harness and lanyard
  • How to put on, fit, wear, work in and store the different types of harnesses
  • The importance of regular safety harness and lanyard inspections, who is responsible for this and how often this must be done
  • A step by step guide of how to inspect safety harness & lanyards
  • The importance of issuing and using the correct PPE, and step by step guide of how to inspect it
  • How to select the correct equipment for the task
  • All the above is intermingled with practical sessions
  • Test paper/questions/ handouts & review

Who Needs Working at Height with Safety Harness & Lanyard Course

Essential training for anyone who works at height with the use of safety harness & Lanyards – i.e. anyone who leaves terra firma in their daily work duties.  Also highly recommended for supervisors, managers, appointed competent person whose duties include meeting Health & Safety Duties and Business Owners.


Trainer - Alan Bigwood
Alan Bigwood

Alan is our Senior Trainer and Technical Director.

He spent 30 years as a Health & Safety Director of a National Construction company, so he has the muddy boots experience, the qualifications, the stories as well as the likability and sense of humour so crucial to helping people understand the importance of Health & Safety in the workplace.

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