Fall protection information

Fall protection information is a theoretical course about safety on heights and will help you to do your work in a safe way. We'll walk you through what happens in a fall, what the law says and much more.

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Target group

All persons who work at heights, such as roofers, construction workers, scaffolders, snow removers and others.

Course goal

After a successful completion of the course, the participant shall:

Have knowledge of relevant laws and standards for working in fall risk environments
Have knowledge about how Personal Fall Protection Equipment is correctly used:
- Full-body harness
- Fall arrest lanyards
- Adjustable FA-lines
- Work positioning Lanyards
- Fall arrest block
- Sliding locks for rails and wires

Understand the importance of a thorough risk assessment and rescue plans
Understanding of what happens in a fall

Theoretical elements

What happens in a fall?
What does the relevant Health & Safety law say?
Liability and responsibilities of the employer and employee? What does the relevant Work Environment Authority say? What are CE and EN markings?
Terminology
Risk analysis, rescue plan
What can be used as an anchorage point?
What equipment is used and how is it maintained?

 

Miscellaneous

The course can be conducted at the customer's location.

FALL PROTECTION INFORMATION

ART. NR: 012299001

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE: None

COURSE LENGTH: 2 hours

PERIOD OF VALIDITY: Annual refresher recommended

INSTRUCTOR: One Cresto-authorized instructor (Level 1), unlimited number of participants

Cresto reserves the right to cancel the course if the number of participants is less than 3 persons. If so, we will inform you one week before that start of the course.