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EFS Certificate of Achievement – Working at Height Stage 2 (Work Restraint, Work Positioning, Fall Arrest and Basic Rescue Techniques) 
 

 
Course Overview 
 
This training will enable candidates to have a clear understanding of the fundamentals of working at height. They will develop knowledge and skills to ensure that they become aware of the risks and dangers associated with working at height and be able to initiate a fall protection plan to protect themselves and others using fall protection/fall arrest equipment. The candidates will gain a basic awareness of how to use full body, fall arrest harnesses. They will develop knowledge and skills to ensure that they become aware of the correct method of donning and adjusting full body harnesses. 
 
This course will give the candidates an understanding of work restraint, work positioning and basic rescue awareness. Section 4 of The Working at Height Regulations specifically mentions planning for emergencies and rescue. Therefore, candidates will develop knowledge and skills to ensure that they become aware of the various safe systems of work, risks and dangers associated with working at height and associated rescue options. 
 
Course content 
 
Understand risk assessment and fall protection 
Fall protection systems & hierarchy of control measures 
Fall arrest hazards 
Rescue & post suspension trauma 
Pre use checks, maintenance & storage 
Correct donning & adjustment of harness 
Energy absorbing lanyards – and how they work 
Anchor points 
Practical exercises and rescue scenarios 
 
Entry Requirements 
 
The course is suitable for candidates who are new to fall arrest and rescue planning, as well as more experienced people who wish to refresh their basic skills and knowledge. Candidates should hold a certificate for EFS Working at Height Stage 1 or equivalent. 
 
Requalification requirements 
 
It is recommended that training is refreshed every 2 years. 
 
Tailored to you 
 
EFS understand that our fixed courses may not right for you therefore, we can bespoke courses to develop the skills of the individuals on your sites based around the risks on your premises and your organisation's needs and requirements. The flexibility of our courses means that we can deliver cost-effective training at your preferred venue, on dates to suit you, wherever practicable. 
 

Course Prices 

Course duration: 1 day 
Maximum number (Group): 8 
Minimum number (Individual): 6 
Group Cost: £720 + VAT* 
Individual Cost: £120 + VAT* 
*Subject to location. Individuals can simply book on to one of the many courses held at our Bicester HQ or choose our Reading venue. 
 
Any bookings can be run at any of our locations or a suitable venue of your choice. 
 
For more information or bookings please contact Steve Whiteside 
stevewhiteside@eventfiresolutions.co.uk | 0800 999 4343 | www.eventfiresolutions.co.uk 
 
 
 

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