Work at Height

Who Is This Course For?

Personnel who are required to work at height. These may include maintenance engineers, mast and tower climbers or any industry where there is a risk of falls from height.

Duration 1 day
Venue Lyon Equipment (training may also be available at customers’ own venue)
Course Code LT10
Cost Excl VAT £200

To enquire about this course or make a booking please contact us on 015396 26250 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This training course is designed to provide you with the skills to enable safe and efficient work at height using full body harnesses, energy absorbing lanyards and work positioning lanyards.
Use of mobile fall arresters and horizontal lifelines is also covered. We will provide you with a broad understanding of the uses and limitations of the equipment and fall arrest and work positioning techniques used. Starting from basics at low level, you will be introduced to the various techniques and only after your trainer is satisfied will you progress to a more exposed location.


Medically fit and healthy (if unsure, please contact us) The minimum age of candidates is 18 years

Course Content

This is a practical course covering:

  • Legislation - Work at Height Regulations 2005, Risk Assessments, Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)
  • Types of protection against falls from a height
  • Types of access using Personal Fall Protection Equipment
  • Selection and types of Personal Fall Protection Equipment for fall arrest
  • Care, maintenance, inspection and disposal of Personal Fall Protection Equipment Pre use checks
  • Fitting and adjustment of Personal Fall Protection Equipment before climbing Climbing and moving around structures using fall arrest lanyards
  • Use of mobile fall arresters
  • Use of work positioning lanyards
  • Horizontal progression
  • Rescue and considerations for incidents involving harness suspension


The course assessment is by short written test and continuous practical assessment by Lyon staff.


A certificate of attendance and test and ID card record of training will be issued to successful candidates. Certificate valid for three years from date of assessment.