HLL Installer Working at Height and Rescue

  • The aim of this course is to provide those attending with the practical skills and theoretical information needed to safely access rooftops via a vertical ladder and to create temporary safety systems to install a permanent HLL and the requirements for rescue from them. Delegates will be assessed; this course is pass / fail.

    Course ID:  HS15A
    Ratio: 6 Students to 1 instructor
    Duration: 1 day


  • Person wearing a fall protection harness


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

    Who Should Attend

    This course is aimed at those people who need to use temporary safety systems to work safely whilst installing permanent horizontal Life Lines on rooftops, which the access could be by a fixed ladder or similar. These could be unprotected, hooped or fitted with a vertical fall arrest system.

    Course Objectives & Content

    • Relevant health and safety legislation including; Health & Safety at Work Act, The Working at Height Regulations 2005. 
    • Identification of hazards and assessment of associated risks 
    • Hierarchy of controls for working at height 
    • Personal Fall Protective Equipment – Characteristics and Limitations 
    • Pre-use inspection and care for PFPE 
    • Fitting and adjusting harnesses and associated equipment 
    • Ascending and descending using twin lanyards 
    • Ascending and descending fixed fall arrest 
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    • Installation of a temporary safety systems (using ropes and a range of different knots) 
    • Single line restraint techniques 
    • Planning for rescue 
    • Rescue equipment– Characteristics and Limitations 
    • Suspension Intolerance – what is it and how to deal with it 
    • Rescue of a casualty suspended by their fall arrest lanyards or fixed fall arrest systems using a R550 or similar


    Delegates will receive a certificate valid for 3 years – certificate periods are subject to maintenance of skill levels, annual refresher/updates recommended. 3M will notify you when your certificate is due for renewal.


    £POA per person, £935 per person (+ VAT)

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