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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