HS15c Working at Height on Overhead Fall Arrest Lifelines & SRL’s

  • This course is a work at height training for workers who are required to use overhead fall arrest lifelines and Self-Retracting Lifelines (SRL). Those attending will gain the essential practical and theoretical information needed to safely access and undertake duties at height in areas fitted with an overhead fall arrest lifeline. Delegates are taught to identify and deal with hazards and risks commonly associated with this type of work. Training will also cover the correct use of Personal Fall Protection Equipment (PFPE) such as harnesses, restraint lanyards, and SRLs, and is compliant with current work at height and general health and safety legislation.

    Course ID:  HS15c
    Ratio: 6 students to 1 instructor
    Duration: 1 day


  • Man in fall protection safety equipment climbing a ladder


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

    Who Should Attend

    People who may need to use PFPE when accessing work areas where overhead lifelines are fitted.

    Course Objectives & Content

    • Health and safety legislation 
    • Dangers of work at height 
    • Assessment of hazards and risks commonly associated with using overhead Lifelines 
    • Assessment and selection of appropriate access methods 
    • Pre-use inspection and safe use of overhead lifelines 
    • Personal fall protection equipment—its characteristics and limitations 
    • Pre-use inspection and fitting of harness and associated equipment 
    • Use of self-retracting lifelines (SRLs) 
    • Planning and dealing with emergencies 
    • Dealing with syncope (suspension trauma) 
    • Safety with tools and equipment when working at height


    Successful delegates will be issued with a certificate valid for 3 years, after which a refresher training will be necessary. 3M will notify you when your certificate is due for renewal.


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