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Why do our customers choose us?

Acorn Health and Safety Construction Building Management and Trades ItemsMany workers are issued incorrect equipment and are left with little or no protection. The training ensures that buyers and users of safety harnesses and lanyards understand the equipment they should be purchasing, issuing & using to offer full protection.

Our courses are delivered by knowledgeable and enthusiastic consultants and trainers all of whom have hands on practical experience which is reflected in our grounded, pragmatic approach.

Teaching 18,000 delegates a year Acorn Health & Safety offer training to individuals, groups and entire staff teams we are committed to providing excellent training delivered in a relaxed, yet informative style.

How do we approach safety harness and lanyard training?

Our course programme employs a variety of teaching techniques to meet the needs of individual delegates and includes the following:

  • Introduction to safety harness and lanyard training
  • Overview regulations and the legal responsibilities of both the employer and employee
  • Selecting the applicable type of harness and lanyard for the intended task
  • Safe storage of equipment
  • Responsibility for safe inspection of equipment prior to use
  • Correct and safe donning and wearing of different types of harness
  • Working safely in a harness
  • Planning for rescue in the event of an emergency
  • Practical session using demonstrated harnesses

This course is of 3 hours (half day) duration.

What should you expect from Acorn Health & Safety?

We’ll provide delegates with a variety of printed course materials including workbooks and handouts. On successful completion of this course delegates will receive a printed course certificate.

Post course our team of consultants and trainers are available to answer any questions you might have.  You’ll also receive an automatic reminder prior to course expiry.

Our ‘safety harness and lanyard’ course is just one of over 60 courses we offer. Acorn Health & Safety provides training and consultancy in first aid, fire safety, food safety, manual handling, healthcare training and health and safety.

We can provide a wide variety of accredited or tailor-made courses, these can be ‘in-house’ or ‘open’ programmes.

Our ‘in-house’ course programmes are the most cost effective option if you’ve a number of staff requiring training, and in many cases can be adapted to include reference to local policy, practice and documentation.  These courses can be delivered either at any suitable venue or you can hire our purpose-built training centre located in Warmley, Bristol, whichever is best suited to your needs.

We also run a rolling programme of ‘open courses’ which are particularly suited for individuals, organisations that only have a few delegates or those looking to release small groups of staff at a time.

Please contact us to discuss all of your training needs so we can advise the most suitable and cost effective solution.

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