ZGT-01 – Awareness

This course is designed to provide an understanding of how to use fall arrest techniques and equipment for simple work at height activities.

Key Features

Course Duration4 hours

Instructor Ratio12:1

Certification3 years

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Who's it For?

For those working in low risk environments such as workshops and factories where access is simple and anchors are easily identifiable. This course would also benefit anyone who uses mobile elevated work platforms and ladders frequently.

What's Included?

  • The dangers of working at height
  • Key legislation and standards
  • Hazards and risk encountered when working at height
  • Syncope – what causes it and how to recognise and deal with the effects
  • How to deal with emergency situations – includes requirement for rescue and emergency procedures
  • Work categories – an introduction to ladders/restraint/position/fall arrest techniques
  • Equipment characteristics and limitations
  • Fitting and use of fall arrest harness, climbing helmet and lanyards (fixed length and inertia reels)
  • MEWP safety – correct use of PPE
  • Anchor point identification, selection and
  • re-use inspection requirements
  • Ladders and steps safety, inspection and use
  • PPE pre-user inspection, care, traceability and disposal requirements
  • Examination

Any Requirements?

There are no requirements for this course.

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