Train the Trainer – height safety & fall protection equipment

Intended for

Aimed at industrial trainers who may be required to deliver cascade training to shift teams or groups of employees in a formal environment

Introduction

The syllabus is closely based on BS8454 Code of practice for the delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue and the objective is for the cascade trainer to be able to deliver their own course based on all or some of the modules detailed below

The course will exceed the requirements of the “user” and is designed to provide the trainer with enough underpinning knowledge to deal with any unwanted events that may occur during training

Subject modules Modules covered during this course include all or some of the following dependent on delegate requirements

Awareness of height safety legislation
Generic and specific risk assessment for fall/retrieval situations
Differences between fall arrest, restraint and retrieval
Equipment approvals & selection of appropriate harness / lanyard
Use of equipment as a combined system
Limitations of equipment
Scheduled inspection periods & record management
Pre-use inspection of anchor points
Pre-use inspection of harness, lanyard or retrieval device
Correct donning and fitting of equipment
After use care and stowage of equipment
The need for safe systems of work and the rescue plan
Use of the AG10 HUB and remote rescue pole for rescue of a suspended casualty

Equipment used on the course will be drawn from manufacturers including BH Sala, Abtech, Pammenter & Petrie, Tractel, Rollgliss, Capital Safety, Soll, Ridgegear, Troll, Petzl

This course is fully supported by trainer notes which can be used without copyright for future training courses

Entry requirements

Delegates MUST be experienced and preferably qualified in the delivery of training in the industrial environment

Assessment method

Certification of competency is issued ONLY to those delegates who successfully complete both the theory elements, the practical elements and a project which requires delegates to deliver a half hour macro training session during the course and then to be assessed delivering a bespoke course to their peers at a future date

Course duration

Two days plus additional half day on site assessment

Candidate ratio

1:4

Revalidation period

Certification valid for 3 years with recertification carried out under assessed conditions whilst delivering a course

Overview

The syllabus is closely based on BS8454 Code of practice for the delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue and the objective is for the cascade trainer to be able to deliver their own course based on all or some of the modules detailed below

The course will exceed the requirements of the “user” and is designed to provide the trainer with enough underpinning knowledge to deal with any unwanted events that may occur during training

Client

Aimed at industrial trainers who may be required to deliver cascade training to shift teams or groups of employees in a formal environment

Skills

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Industrial Safety Courses