Harness and Lanyard Inspector

OHS Compliance Training

Annual inspections and recertification of body harnesses and lanyards must be completed by a “competent” person on an annual basis.

Prerequisite: Participants in the course should hold a current Fall Prevention / Fall Arrest certificate.

This course is designed to provide the learner with:

  • An understanding of the applicable NS Regulations.
  • The knowledge required to conduct annual inspections of body harnesses and lanyards.

Learner Objectives:

Upon completion of this training the learner will be able to:

  • Understand relevant definitions.
  • Understand the NS Legislative Requirements
  • Understand the defense of Due Diligence.
  • Understand the benefits of yearly inspections.
  • Know the inspection criteria.
  • Demonstrate how to complete inspections.
  • Obtain a pass mark of 75% on a post training test.

Course Follow Up:

  • You are responsible to read and understand your companies Policies, Standards and Safe Work Practices pertaining to harness and lanyard inspection.
  • Experience and skills will be gained in the field under the coaching, mentoring and direction from your Supervisor.