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IPAF Harness Awareness & User (HA HU) – Training Course

Our half day course is aimed at people who need to gain awareness of harness and lanyard safety and learn to carry out their own pre-use check on their harness and use it for work in a MEWP. 

The IPAF criteria is supported by major contractors (MCG) and focuses on Regulations & Guidance. It covers fall prevention, work positioning, fall arrest priorities and measures. It also covers legislation and standards, types of harnesses and lanyards, storage, anchor points and risk assessment. I also cover correct fitting of harness and lanyards

It does NOT cover the statutory inspection required by law to inspect the equipment of others which is a different course.

Part of the training shows different types of equipment and what to choose. There is a strong focus on which equipment to use in certain types of MEWPS (mobile elevating work platforms). We also deal with storage and the importance of pre-use checks along with hazards and precautions. There is a pre-use check exercise along with a practical harness fitting assessment. Candidates receive IPAF certificate valid for 5 years.

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PASMA Mobile Towers

Towers for Users. The  ‘3 T’ method of mobile scaffold tower erecting and dismantling is industry recognised and widely accepted as the safest way and is HSE approved. Includes (AGR) advance guard rail system training.

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IPAF Operator

PAL card (Powered Access Licence) qualification that provides proof that you have completed an accredited IPAF training course on Mobile Elevated Working Platforms (MEWPs).

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IPAF Harness Course

In-depth knowledge of harness inspection training for people who wish to become a nominated harness inspector. Complies with PPE Regulations inspection criteria. Qualification valid 5 years.

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