About the Course

Lesson 1: Basic knowledge of limitations of a limited range of fall arrest equipment and regulations

The difference between a full body harness and a work positioning system explained.

The full range of the fall arrest equipment identified explained with examples.

The limitations and use of fall arrest equipment and full arrest connectors explained using examples

The risks of using a non-energy absorbing lanyard explained with examples.

The use of a fall arrester on a rigid and flexible anchorage line explained considering the limitations.

The purpose for the fall arrest plan are explained with examples of its uses

Lesson 2: Inspect, assemble and store fall arrest equipment

The range of personal fall arrest equipment & the inspection criteria.

Personal fall arrest and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) assembled and fitted according fall arrest plans.

The difference between an activated energy-absorbing lanyard and an intact lanyard explained with examples.

The reason for using certificated and identified fall arrest equipment explained

The reason for wearing a helmet with a chinstrap explained

Lesson 3: Select suitable anchor points

The purpose of an anchor point

The difference between planned and self-identified anchor points explained with examples

Anchor points selection

Lesson 4: Use fall arrest systems with a double lanyard

The purpose of allowing for minimum free space

The way to deal with limited fall clearance and free space with examples

The switchover from a double lanyard system to an installed lifeline with examples

The positioning of a retractable lifeline and work lanyard with examples

The transportation of tools or equipment

Lesson 5: Use pre-installed vertical and horizontal life lines and reducing risk during rescue

The purpose and use of life lines

The difference between vertical and horizontal lifelines

The reasons for team work during a rescue

Minimizing suspension trauma

Methods to prevent suspension trauma

The risk associate with rescues

TEA BREAK 1

Minimizing suspension trauma

Methods to prevent suspension trauma

The risk associate with rescues


Facilitator

Dawid Lottering

Dawid Lottering