Module SST1

Working with Scissorsafe
Work Restraint Systems

A classroom and site based theory and practical course

Duration: One day

Maximum attendees: 6 persons


This course has been developed for those ideally with previous Safety Harness experience.

The initial classroom based period covers Work at height theory, inspection of webbing and rope components and correct harness wearing before transferring to a safe site zone with cast-in void formers for a practical demonstration of a Fall restraint from a lifeline and single-point anchor using Scissorsafe and Post-drilled anchors.


Awareness of;

  • Gravity, Falls & Injury
  • Current Relevant Legislation
  • Risk Assessments
  • Safe Working Practices
  • C.E. Marking
  • Product Instructions Booklet

Instruction in;

  • Manufacturers Statement of Obsolescence
  • Compatibility of Equipment
  • Storage, Care and Cleaning procedures
  • Pre-use Inspection and selection of Appropriate Equipment
  • Correct use of and limitations of selected equipment
  • Suitable and Reliable Anchorage points
  • Remove from service if damaged or subjected to a fall

Assessment by;

  • Observation of installation/rigging of system
  • Observation of attachment to system
  • Observation of adjustment of system
  • Observation of de-rigging system 

Equipment specific training

Full Body Fall Arrest Harness to EN361

  • Fully adjustable to ensure correct fit
  • Attachment points

Adjustable work positioning lanyard to EN358

  • Fall prevention use only
  • Kernmantle rope system with Rope grab for adjustment in length
  • Attachment to anchorage points

Anchorage Points to EN795

  • Scissorsafe and Post-Drilled Anchors
  • Connecting Slings
  • Temporary Horizontal Life lines
  • Safe and correct Installation
  • Requirements for restraint and fall arrest
  • Understanding of best alignment

Restraint Lanyard to en 358

  • Fall prevention use only
  • Webbing system with suitable connectors
  • Friction slider buckle for adjusting length
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