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Working at Height Course

This Safe Working at Heights training course including ladder and harness safety helps you to comply in Ireland with the General Application Regulations 2007 by providing both employers and employees with the necessary information required to be able to successfully deal with working at height related risks along with any control measures.

Participants who have completed this course will be able to:

  • Understand the legislation around working at heights
  • Know how Working at Height systems work and their limitations
  • Instruct users in harness and lanyard practices
  • Carry out detailed inspections on equipment
  • Instruct users in ladder safety

Duration: .5 Day


What are the Benefits?

Cost Savings
Fall Protection Equipment is required to be thoroughly examined on a regular basis and at a minimum of every 6 months. Internal checks by qualified personal can save company money and time and is an excellent alternative than having to bring in an external consultant.

Defects Identified
With qualifies internal Inspectors, defects can be spotted without any delay and therefore reducing risk within the company.

By taking Safety seriously you are ensuring that your company promotes Safety Confidence within the Industry.

Entry Requirements

English Proficiency:

  • To ensure the greatest opportunity for successful participation in our programmes, learners are required to have a good command of English in terms of reading, writing and speaking. This standard of proficiency is indicated by achieving or exceeding the standard of CEFR B2+Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) or standard of 6.0 on the IELTS.
  • Learners who have achieved a passing grade at Junior Certificate level will be deemed to meet this criterion. However, learners for whom English is not their first language, are required to advise Carraig Safety Consultants, and may be required to provide evidence of proficiency. This could include completing a standardised CEFR test or equivalent.
Course Content

What is covered on our Working at Height Course

  • Legislation & Regulations
  • Fall Hazards
  • Safe Systems of Work
  • Work at Height equipment
  • Fall Arrest & Restraint
  • Capacity of Fall Arrest Equipment
  • Emergencies at Height
  • Equipment Care


Theory Questions

Practical Element - includes safe use of harness & ladders


Carraig Safety Certification in Safety of Harness Inspection on successful completion of course.

Max participants: 10

Duration: .5 Day

Valid for 3 years

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for both employees, employers and contractors alike who may be subject to work activities involve working at height. Working from ladders, scaffolds and platforms are obvious examples, but there are many more activities where people are required to work at height and training is required.


What do I need to bring?

We supply all course materials and refreshments.

Do I need experience to attend?

Industry experience is desirable.

What Certification will I receive?

You will receive a Carraig Safety Certificate in Safety of Harness Inspections

How long is my training Valid for?

3 Years

How long is the duration of a Harness Inspection Course?

Course duration is 1 Day in total.

Any Other Questions?

We'll be happy to answer any other questions you may have by phone or email. You can click the button below to ask a question online, or call us on 01 6293852.

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