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WAH & Harness Training 

Harness User Training – ½ day 

This course has been designed for anyone working at height using personal fall protection harness and lanyards. Upon successful completion of this half day course, delegates will be confident in their ability to select the correct personal fall protection equipment as well as being able to carry out a competent pre-use inspection and safely use the equipment. 
 
What you can expect from our course 
 
Safe us of harnesses 
Be able to inspect the workplace and the equipment needed, before using a harness 
Understanding of safe work at height 
Identify the correct fall protection equipment 
Pre-use inspections 

 Harness Inspection Training – ½ day  

Our half day course is aimed at candidates who need to plan and carry out recorded periodic inspections of fall protection equipment within the workplace. The course is taught via practical demonstrations, theory and assessed practical exercises. At the end of the course you will have a clear insight into how to carry out and correctly document detailed and interim inspections of fall protection equipment, you will also be able to set up an inspection regime within the workplace. 
 
What you can expect from our course 
 
Understand the relevant legislation 
CE and Manufacturing marking systems 
How to carry out detailed, recorded inspection 
Understand the importance of inspections 
Identifying common faults and damage 
Correct disposal of damaged or faulty items 

 Steps / Ladder Training – ½ day  

This half day course is designed for anyone who uses ladders or stepladders as part of their daily work. We offer this course on site or in a classroom, providing the flexibility to train from one person to a whole company. Within this course there are a number of practical and theory assessments which cover related legislation and regulations, as well as looking at potential hazards and skills in assessing risks, and planning maintenance. Once successfully completed, delegates will leave this course confident in on how to use and inspect both portable ladders and step ladders in a safe and legal manner. 
 
What you can expect from our course 
 
Training to the HSE guidance on working at height 
To determine when it is appropriate to use ladders or stepladders 
Guidance and information on ladder/stepladder components, inspection, maintenance and storage 
Record keeping and correct methods of disposal 
Identify hazards and minimise using the step methodology – Site, task, equipment, people 
Correctly position and safely use ladders and step ladders 

Harness and leading edge training – ½ day 

This course has been designed for anyone working at height using personal fall protection harness, lanyards or fall arrest blocks. Upon successful completion of this half day course, delegates will be confident in their ability to select the correct personal fall protection equipment as well as being able to carry out a competent pre-use inspection and safely use the equipment. It is inclusive of setting up and dismantling horizontal safety lines ensuring that all operatives work safely at height. 
 
What you can expect from our course 
Safe us of harnesses 
Understanding of safe work at height 
Identify the correct fall protection equipment 
Pre-use inspections 
Correct installation and use of horizontal safety lines 

Work at Height Awareness – ½ day 

Thousands of lives are shattered due to injuries sustained by falls from height. Our comprehensive half day course provides candidates with a sound knowledge of the Working at Height Regulations 2005. You will walk away gaining the knowledge and understanding of possible hazards and control measures to be aware of when working at heights. Any work carried out, even at ground level can be deemed as work at height, if you could fall from an edge or through a fragile surface or opening this is all work at height. 
 
What you can expect from our course 
Definition of working at height 
Hazards of working at height 
Understand Working at Height regulations 
Employers responsibilities 
Employees responsibilities 
Have a better understanding of the associated and relevant safety equipment 

General Health & Safety Training 

 Abrasive Wheels – ½ day  

This half day course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills required for the selection and fitting of abrasive wheels in order to work safely in compliance with the manufacturers instructions and current legislation. It is perfectly suited to individuals as well as large companies, with the flexibility to be able to offer the training on site or in a classroom dependent on your companies requirements. 
 
What you can expect from our course 
 
Overview of regulations and information on different types of wheels and discs 
Training of the different functions of abrasive wheels and discs 
Approved methods of inspecting and storing abrasive wheel equipment 
Control measures, safe equipment use and hazard awareness 
Comprehensive, PUWER Regulations 1998 compliant training 

 Manual Handling – ½ day  

Most individuals undertake manual handling in some shape or form throughout their daily work activities. It is one of the main causes of occupational injuries in the UK. The welfare of everyone in a workplace is paramount. This half day course has been created to ensure you walk away with a sound knowledge and understanding of the reasons for safe manual handling as well as teaching specific handling techniques in line with the manual handling regulations. 
 
What you can expect from our course 
 
Understand the reasons for safe manual handling 
Hazard identification and assessment on the task and the load 
Correct handling techniques 
Responsibilities of the employer and the employee 
Be able to apply safe manual handling principles 

Cat and Genny – ½ day 

Locating underground services, such as electricity and gas during excavation works is not only essential to the health and safety of operatives working on an excavation, it is also vital to prevent costly disruptions during construction and civil engineering projects. To ensure a thorough understanding of the cable avoidance tool (CAT) along with the signal generator (Genny) our course is run as a mixture of theory and practical assessments, both in a classroom and onsite. 
 
What you can expect from our course 
 
Course is in line with HSG47 guidance 
An understanding of site plans and hazard avoidance 
Safe systems of work and digging practices 
Pre-use tests, maintenance and operational techniques for equipment 
Course run to cover relevant health and safety legislation 

Asbestos Awareness – ½ day 

You don’t have to be working with asbestos to be exposed to it. If you have no intention of removing asbestos but work on buildings built or refurbished before the year 2000, asbestos could be present. Our half day course has been designed to raise the awareness of individuals to the potential of asbestos exposure in the workplace. This course is catered for anyone who is directly or indirectly responsible for the management of asbestos in the workplace as well as anyone who comes into contact with asbestos. This includes everyone who works with the fabric of a building, from putting up a picture hook to a full scale refurbishment. 
 
What you can expect from our course 
The main properties of asbestos and its effects on your health 
The types and likely occurrences of asbestos in a premises or plant 
General procedures to be followed in the event of an emergency 
How to avoid the risks of asbestos 

PASMA 

Towers for Users – 1 day 

This popular PASMA course is aimed at personnel who will be responsible for assembling, dismantling, alteration, moving and inspecting mobile access towers. You will learn how to safely assemble, dismantle, relocate and alter a mobile access tower without the risk of personal injury to yourself or others. This course is taught in both theory and practical sessions with assessments. 
 
What you can expect from our course 
 
Knowledge of the Legislation, Regulations and Guidance affecting work at height with mobile access towers 
PASMA Code of Practice 
Product standard EN 1004:2004 
Assembling, altering and dismantling of towers 
Current best practice for fall protection 
Ability to carry out mobile access tower inspections and under take inspection records 
Hazards affecting the use of mobile access towers and how to avoid 
Knowledge of the Legislation, Regulations and Guidance affecting work at height with mobile access towers and low level access units 
PASMA Code of Practice 
Product standard EN 1004:2004 
Assembling, altering and dismantling of towers, low level units 
Current best practice for fall protection 
Ability to carry out mobile access tower and low level unit inspections and complete inspection records 
Hazards affecting the use of mobile access towers and low level units and how to avoid 

 Low Level – ½ day  

This half day course is intended for users of low level access equipment, <2.5m, made from prefabricated components, such as folding step units and folding tower units. Upon successful completion, candidates will leave with and overview of relevant regulations, legislation and product standards as well as current best practice, inspection of low level access units and the hazards to be avoided. 
 
What you can expect from our course 
 
Knowledge of current Legislation, Regulations and Guidance affecting work at height with low level access units 
PASMA Code of Practice 
Assembling, altering and dismantling of low level units incorporating current best practice for fall protection 
Ability to carry out inspections of low level units and complete inspection records 
Hazards affecting the use of low level units 

 Towers and Low Level Combined – 1 day  

This one day course is an incorporation of both Towers for Users and Low Level Access, <2.5m. To enable the course to incorporate both subjects, the candidate numbers are reduced. It is aimed at personnel who will be responsible for assembling, dismantling, alteration, moving and inspecting mobile access towers as well as users of low level access equipment. 
 
What you can expect from our course 
 
Knowledge of current Legislation, Regulations and Guidance affecting work at height with low level access units 
PASMA Code of Practice 
Assembling, altering and dismantling of low level units incorporating current best practice for fall protection 
Ability to carry out inspections of low level units and complete inspection records 
Hazards affecting the use of low level units 

 Towers for Managers – 1 day  

This one day course is a ‘must do’ for managers and supervisors responsible for overseeing the work of operatives on site. It has been designed to ensure that when working at height using mobile access towers, work is properly planned and organised and that those involved on site are competent and properly trained ensuring a safe working environment. 
 
What you can expect from our course 
 
Guidance on working at height with mobile access towers 
Knowledge of the Relevant legislation and regulations 
Risk assessments and emergency rescue plans and provisions 
Ability to undertake inspections, tagging and reporting 
Knowledge on the correct tower category required 
The components of a tower 

 WAH Essentials – ½ day  

This half day theory based PASMA training course is designed to cover the essential points for those new to working at height. It provides vital information about the use of mobile access towers, plus an insight into the use of all forms of access equipment as represented by the member organisations of the Access Industry Forum (AIF). 
 
What you can expect from our course 
 
Knowledge of the current legislation 
Regulations and guidance affecting work at height 
Ability to effectively comply with your duties under Work at Height Regulations 

FIRST AID 

1 Day emergency First Aid 

Our one day emergency first aid at work course is a nationally accredited comprehensive training programme suitable for employees in any sector. It provides essential knowledge for those first few minutes after and accident or medical incident that are the most critical for the patient. Having those skills on hand makes for a safer working environment. 
 
What you can expect from our course 
Practical application of first aid skills 
Training in the ability to act safely and effectively when an accident or emergency occurs including informing the emergency services 
Treatment of an unconscious patient 
The recognition of cardiac arrest and the delivery of Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) 
Understand the requirements of a first aid kit and how to report accidents in the workplace 
Deal with burns and scalds 
To recognise and treat fractures 
Clear an obstructed airway 
Control severe bleeding 
Recognise and treat shock 
First aid skills in the use of Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and in the use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED) 
First aid skills in the use of Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and in the use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED) 

3 Day First Aid at Work 

This nationally accredited qualification is aimed at learners who wish to become first-aiders in the workplace. Every workplace should have responsible first aiders on their team, they really can be a life saver when it comes to workplace accidents. Upon successful completion of this three day course, you will leave with the skills needed in order to perform your role as a nominated first aider effectively and confidently. 
 
What you can expect from our course 
 
Knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of a first aider 
How to assess and incident and recognising the signs and symptoms of serious injury and illness 
Managing an incident 
Health and safety (first aid) regulations 
Understand the requirements of a first aid kit and how to report accidents in the workplace 
Clear an obstructed airway 
Control severe bleeding 
Treatment of an unconscious patient 
Common workplace injuries 
Knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of a first aider 
How to assess and incident and recognising the signs and symptoms of serious injury and illness 
Managing an incident 
Health and safety (first aid) regulations 
Understand the requirements of a first aid kit and how to report accidents in the workplace 
Clear an obstructed airway 
Control severe bleeding 
Treatment of an unconscious patient 
Common workplace injuries 

2 day refresher first aid at work 

This nationally accredited refresher course is designed to review the skills and knowledge gained in the original three day emergency first aid at work course. It can be taken no more that 3 months after your course expiry date. Ensuring sure your knowledge of emergency first aid it up-to-date and refreshed could save lives and in this course we cover the original syllabus and combine it with practical sessions and revision time to allow for the final assessment. You must have a copy of your original certificate to enable you to sit this refresher two day course. 
 
What you can expect from our course 
 
Refresher of the following; 
Knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of a first aider 
How to assess and incident and recognising the signs and symptoms of serious injury and illness 
Managing an incident 
Health and safety (first aid) regulations 
Understand the requirements of a first aid kit and how to report accidents in the workplace 
Clear an obstructed airway 
Control severe bleeding 
Treatment of an unconscious patient 
Common workplace injuries 
First aid skills in the use of Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and in the use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED) 

 1 day paediatric first aid  

Our one day emergency paediatric first aid course is a nationally accredited course run by enthusiastic individuals that care. This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to gain the knowledge and skills required to provide effective emergency paediatric first aid. It is suitable to anyone who could be required to deliver first aid in a childcare setting or a domestic environment. What you can expect from our course 
 
What you can expect from our course 
 
The roles and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider 
Providing first aid for an infant of child who is unresponsive but breathing normally 
Administration of first aid to an infant or child 
How to treat minor injuries 
Identifying and treating choking An infant or child suffering from hypovolemic shock 

 2 day mental health first aid  

Poor mental health is now the number one reason for staff absence within a workplace. By providing skills, knowledge and understanding of mental health first aid, The Mental Health First Aid (England) course aims to help individuals in the workplace and communities to recognise the signs and symptoms of mental health issues. In doing this it provides an understanding on how to best support people as well as assist them in their recovery. 
 
What you can expect from our course 
 
An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing 
Practical skills to spot triggers and signs of mental health issues 
The knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support. 
Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress 
Understanding the impact of stigma that exists around mental health 

Why choose Harrington Safety? 

Tailor make your training day to meet your requirements 
Training delivered by experienced industry professionals 
We train groups of all sizes from one employee to entire workforces 
Weekend courses run to minimise disruption to your business 
One company for all your health and safety training needs 
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