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Safety Harness Training Course

Safety Harness training covers various topics to help you work safely at height through a harness’s proper use.

By completing this course you will gain knowledge and training on why safety harness training is vital if you work at height. Falls from height can cause serious injury and death.

Why Take the Safety Harness Training Course?

This safety harness training course is for anyone who regularly works whilst wearing a harness or lanyard for support and those in need of fall arrest in their occupation.

Safety harness training is critical if you work at height. Falls from height are among the biggest causes of deaths and life-changing injuries in the workplace; this highlights the importance of understanding your safety harness and related PPE.

Not only can a fall from height lead to personal harm, but it can also lead to legal repercussions and investigation into your compliance with legislation. Therefore, to protect yourself and your company, you need to make sure you follow all the right procedures and work in line with the regulations.

What Does the Safety Harness Training Involve

The Safety Harness training course involves learning and assessment led by a qualified trainer. For the full list of topics covered in this training course, keep reading.

HOW IS THE Safety Harness Training Course DELIVERED?

This course can be delivered in the following ways:

3B Training can deliver courses for a group of your employees in-house at your site or venue of your choice.

We can also arrange the course in-house for a group of your employees. If you have a large team that need to be made aware of harness safety, this format is the perfect option.

We can tailor the content to your organisation and host at a venue that suits you, whether on your site or at 3B centre.

If you would like to book an in-house course, get in touch with us and our friendly team will assist you.

BENEFITS OF THIS Safety Harness Training Course:

  • Qualify in just three hours
  • Learn how to use a harness correctly and safely
  • Understand the relevant regulations of working at height
  • We can deliver this course in-house
  • Valid for three years
Safety Harness Training Course Content

The trainer will cover the following subjects on the course:

  • Health and Safety Legislation
  • Working at heights and PPE
  • Lanyard and harness safety
  • Arranging and preparing risk assessments
  • Fall prevention
  • Fall arrest systems

By the end of the course, you will:

  • Have a better understanding of suitable Health and Safety Legislation
  • Be able to recognise and select the correct PPE in working at heights situations
  • Learn how to attach and adjust a lanyard safely
  • Be able to examine a MEWP harness and its equipment
  • Know how to exhibit their safety awareness skills
  • Understand how to inspect the workplace and the equipment needed before using a harness
  • Be able to weigh up the requirements for preparing and coordinating the workplace
  • Be capable of organising and planning for emergency procedures

The trainer will assess you through a short multiple-choice assessment paper at the end of the course.

Brilliant course. Very informative and enjoyable
Darren Hutchings


  • How long is a Safety Harness course?
    How long is a Safety Harness course?

    The course is delivered over three hours of interactive classroom training.

    You will gain your qualification quickly and efficiently and learn all you need to know in the short duration of the course.

  • What are the entry requirements for this Safety Harness course?

    We ask that you understand English to understand the course’s critical safety information fully.

    If you would like to bring the harness that you work to the course, you are welcome to do so.

  • Is this Safety Harness course accredited?

    This course is accredited by 3B Training. You also have the choice of getting your accreditation from IPAF.

    Feel free to contact us by using our enquiry form to discuss which of the two accreditations would be most suitable for your business and employees.

  • Is this Safety Harness course CITB Grant claimable?

    Yes, companies who are CITB registered can claim for each delegate who successfully pass this course.

    You can find the list of short courses and the grant amounts you can claim here: CITB Grant Value for Short Courses


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