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 FASET Members. As a result, Type S Safety Net Systems are also 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 are key.
FASET Safety Net Inspection for Managers Course
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.
Who should attend?
- Site/project managers and supervisors
- Health and safety professionals
- Principal designers
- Temporary works coordinators, supervisors and designers
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.
Why inspecting safety netting is important?
To comply with legislation and regulation, inspection is statutory. Consequently, it is the client’s responsibility to inspect. In other words, an inspection must take place.
Safety nets are safety-critical. So, 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?
- Every 7 days
- After adverse weather conditions
- At handover
- After any alterations (new handover)
- After any circumstances that may render the system unfit for continued use (falls of persons, debris, materials etc)
For more information about this course including upcoming course dates and bookings, contact our training team.