Fall protection basic course

Fall protection basic course provides a theoretical and practical review of safety at heights and helps the participant to conduct their work in a safe manner. The course complies with NSA's (Nordic safety association) regulations.

  • After an approved course, the participant will be issued a certificate
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Mål

The goal with the course is to have knowledge of relevant laws and standards for working in fall risk environments as well as understanding what happens to the body in a fall. The participant should also learn how to use Personal Fall Protection Equipment in a correct and safe way. How to do a detailed risk assessment and rescue plans are also important skills the participant need to learn.

Teoretiska moment

  • 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?
  • Work methods
  • What are CE and EN markings?
  • Risk assessment and rescue plan
  • Correct care of an injured person
  • Usage of an anchorage point
  • Correct use of the equipment
  • Fall factors

Praktiska moment

  • Correct use of Personal Fall Protection Equipment such as harness, self retractable lanyard, work positioning lanyard, fall arrest lanyard and carriage on wire and rail.
Target group: The course is aimed at those working at height in various environments. Previous knowledge: None previous knowledge needed Period of validity: Annual repetition are recommended Course length: 4 hours (1/2 day) Instructor: 1