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Site storeman/woman responsible for overseeing and issuing Personal Fall Protection Equipment (PFPE) to employees on site and/or are required to undertake equipment inspections and examinations, maintenance requirements, general management and disposal ensuring only fit for purpose work at height equipment is used.
As detailed in the Working at Height Regulations 2005 (Regulation 12 (3)) employers have a legal duty to ensure all Fall PFPE is inspected at regular intervals. The PFPE Inspector course is designed to give those responsible the necessary training and instruction on the control, management and examinations of the equipment to ensure it is safe to use and suitable under the manufactures guidelines during its life span.
Learners attending our PFPE inspector course will be provided with the necessary information and knowledge in:
On completion of training successful candidates will be able to implement a programme of periodic inspections for equipment used during work at height such as harnesses, lanyards, slings, karabiners, helmets, ropes
In order to ensure the interaction between the learners and the tutor is spread evenly and effectively, the maximum number of learners allowed on a course is eight.
Multiple choice theoretical test
Practical inspection testing on 5 pieces of commonly used PFPE within construction
Successful learners will be awarded an Essential Site Skills Personal Fall Protection Equipment Inspector Course certificate valid for 3 years.
Learners should have a basic understanding of work at height procedures and equipment such as a harness, lanyard and connector.
An eye for detail and patience is a must to successfully pass this highly practical course.
ESS are also please to offer a PFPE inspection service to our clients of whom may pefer an external inspector. Our Personal Fall Protection Equipment Inspector will carry out thorough examinations of all equipment used on-site to ensure it is safe to use and suitable under the manufactures guidelines for its life span. The inspector can also advise on the following:
Equipment service Inspections available:
Minimum quantities apply, please liaise with our expert training coordinators for more information and pricing guidance.