FASET Safety Net Inspection Course for Managers

This course focuses on the inspection and management of safety net systems. Delivered by G&M Safety Netting’s qualified and highly experienced installers who are members of FASET. As a result, Type S Safety Net Systems are covered on the course, together with limitations and temporary works. Safety nets are the most popular way of protecting operatives carrying out work activities in high fall risk areas. Consequently, this FASET course covers inspection, planning, management and practical issues. Safety nets are typically utilised by roofers and flooring contractors. As a result ongoing inspection and management is key.

What do safety nets do?

Safety nets limit fall distance and therefore the consequences of a fall. Consequently, when fallen onto, safety nets stretch to absorb the energy generated in a fall. This stretching helps to reduce the impact forces on the body. Therefore, the chances of injury are greatly reduced.

Job roles that benefit from safety net inspection training

Site project manager and supervisors, health and safety professionals, principal designers, temporary works coordinators, supervisors and designers.

Learning outcomes

Delegates will learn how to plan for and manage the safe installation of safety nets. Subsequently, they will understand what to expect from a safety netting contractor before work starts. As a result, they will be able to identify competence, faults and specify remedial solutions. 

Safety net inspection – why and when?

To comply with legislation and regulation, inspection of safety nets are statutory. Consequently, it is the clients responsibility to inspect. In other words, inspection must take place. Safety nets are safety critical. Therefore, those persons who control work above safety netting need to be able to inspect. This is so they will know if the nets are safe to work over or not. As a result, competence in installation and inspection is key.

When to inspect safety nets?

  • Every 7 days
  • After adverse weather conditions
  • At handover
  • Following any alteration (new handover must be issued)
  • Following any circumstance that could render the system unfit for continued use (falls of persons, materials, debris etc) 
  • For more information or to book a course. Contact us.

FASET Safety Net Inspection Course for Managers

This course focuses on the inspection and management of safety net systems. Delivered by G&M Safety Netting’s qualified and highly experienced installers who are members of FASET. As a result, Type S Safety Net Systems are covered on the course, together with limitations and temporary works. Safety nets are the most popular way of protecting operatives carrying out work activities in high fall risk areas. Consequently, this FASET course covers inspection, planning, management and practical issues. Safety nets are typically utilised by roofers and flooring contractors. As a result ongoing inspection and management is key.

What do safety nets do?

Safety nets limit fall distance and therefore the consequences of a fall. Consequently, when fallen onto, safety nets stretch to absorb the energy generated in a fall. This stretching helps to reduce the impact forces on the body. Therefore, the chances of injury are greatly reduced.

Job roles that benefit from safety net inspection training

Site project manager and supervisors, health and safety professionals, principal designers, temporary works coordinators, supervisors and designers.

Learning outcomes

Delegates will learn how to plan for and manage the safe installation of safety nets. Subsequently, they will understand what to expect from a safety netting contractor before work starts. As a result, they will be able to identify competence, faults and specify remedial solutions. 

Safety net inspection – why and when?

To comply with legislation and regulation, inspection of safety nets are statutory. Consequently, it is the clients responsibility to inspect. In other words, inspection must take place. Safety nets are safety critical. Therefore, those persons who control work above safety netting need to be able to inspect. This is so they will know if the nets are safe to work over or not. As a result, competence in installation and inspection is key.

When to inspect safety nets?

  • Every 7 days
  • After adverse weather conditions
  • At handover
  • Following any alteration (new handover must be issued)
  • Following any circumstance that could render the system unfit for continued use (falls of persons, materials, debris etc) 
  • For more information or to book a course. Contact us.