Work at Height Equipment User (Face to face)

RSTC-1046F2F - Half day to One day subject to practical option being delivered

Intended for
ANY PERSON who needs to access areas at height potentially using equipment to maintain personal safety

Introduction
This is a practical training course which is suitable for all persons required to make physical use of harnesses and lanyards and to develop the techniques required for basic personal safety when at height

This course is a pre-requisite for ALL OTHER specialist work at height courses delivered by Reece Safety Training

Core modules

  • Recognition of ‘work at height’ activities
  • Site specific risk assessment, safe operating procedure & the rescue plan
  • Suspension intolerance
  • Hierarchy of control measures under WAHR
  • Overview of fall restraint, work positioning and fall arrest techniques
  • Selection, inspection & recognition of appropriate anchor points
  • Selection, inspection, donning & adjustment of harness
  • Selection, inspection, positioning & use of lanyard
  • Selection & inspection of bespoke structural anchors
  • Anchor point & system risks & limitations
  • Routine inspection periods & equipment inspection form
  • Overview of rescue planning

Practical module by prior arrangement only Practical use of equipment at height on tanks, conveyors, gantries or silos etc (as appropriate)

Entry requirements
PROSPECTIVE DELEGATES MUST HAVE TOTAL FLUENCY AT BOTH SPOKEN AND WRITTEN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND BE CAPABLE OF GENERATING AUDITABLE DOCUMENTS IN ENGLISH

Assessment method
Assessment will be carried out via online written exam at the end of each module PLUS continuous assessment during the practical element of the course

Course duration
Half day to One day subject to practical option being delivered

Candidate ratio
1:6

Revalidation period
Reece in house certification valid for 3 years

PERSONS CARRYING OUT THE PRACTICAL ELEMENT MUST BE PHYSICALLY FIT AND COMFORTABLE WITH WORK AT HEIGHT

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