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Harness and Fall Arrest

Course Objectives

  • Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other relevant legislation and guidelines.
  • PPE regulations
  • Work at Height Regulations
  • Design and types of harness
  • When to wear a harness
  • How to fit a harness
  • Fall factors
  • Inspection records
  • Safe anchorage
  • Fall arrest lanyard
  • Work restraint lanyard
  • Defect identification and reports
  • Pre-use inspection checks
  • Pre-operational checks
  • End of shift checks
  • Inspection and storage of equipment


At the end of the Fall Arrest Harness course you will take a short theory and practical assessment which, after successful completion will provide you with an NPORS card which is vaild for 3 years, together with the essential knowledge and insight into the design, testing and manufacturing processes, together with the skills to test damaged equipment.

Furthermore, this course will provide you with the correct legislation, guidance, standards and best practice to allow you to design an examination process and inspection report for all common work at height equipment. It is recommended that all delegates refresh their training every 3 years with the NPORS Fall Arrest Refresher Course.


The NPORS Fall Arrest Harness course is designed to equip delegates with the knowledge to choose, inspect, fit and use a safety harness.

The Fall Harness course consists of both theory and practical instruction.

Course Prices

1 Day: £70

All prices are per person and minimum of 6-8 persons to attend.

Prices are for onsite training only. Additional fees for off site training as well as accommodation and travel.

Course Fees


Course Duration

1 Day

Awarding Body


Assessment Type

Classroom Based

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