Safety Harnesses for MEWPs

Safety Harnesses for MEWPs

Course overview

This course is an addition to the IPAF access platform course and gives candidates a more in-depth knowledge of harnesses and their use. It will enable candidates to select, inspect and use harnesses correctly, whether for general use or for use with Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs).

Course duration

1/2 day

What the Course Covers

  • Employers and Employees legal responsibilities
  • MEWPs and Harnesses
  • Hierarchy of measures for hazard avoidance
  • Choice of harness and lanyard
  • Testing of harnesses by manufacturer
  • Pre-use checks and correct usage
  • Safe working loads & limitations
  • Rescue situations
  • Keeping of records
  • Practical assessment
  • Licence renewal
  • Course evaluation

Upcoming Course Dates

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