Height Safety—Construction

  • This on-site training provides the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to identify the hazards specific to working at height within the construction industry, evaluate the associated risks and implement the appropriate controls to allow the task to be undertaken safely. The course is classroom based but does include practical session on the inspecting and fitting of harnesses and the setting up of appropriate work restrain and fall arrest systems. If you wish to include your company’s policies or processes into this training, we can work with you to ensure our training meets your specific requirements.

    Course ID:  HS14
    Ratio: 12 students to 1 instructor
    Duration: 0.5 day


  • Personal in a cherry picker wearing fall protection equipment


    Those attending must be medically fit with a head for heights.

    Who Should Attend

    People who may be required to work at height within the construction industry.

    Course Objectives & Content

    • The dangers of work at height
    • How to assess the hazards and implement effective controls
    • How to fit PFPE, its characteristics and limitations
    • Inspection care and disposal requirements for PFPE
    • Restraint and fall arrest techniques
    • Overview of HLL systems
    • Set up and use of Self Retracting Lifelines (SRLs)
    • Suspension Intolerance
    • Planning for emergencies


    Delegates will receive a certificate valid for 3 years – certificate periods are subject to maintenance of skill levels, annual refresher/updates recommended. 3M will contact you prior to your certifications expiration date.


    • The Working at Height Regulations 2005.
    • BS 8437 COP for the selection, use and maintenance of fall protection systems and equipment.
    • BS 8454 COP for delivery of training for work at height


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