NPORS - Harness and Fall Arrest Training

Course Aims

​The NPORS Harness and Fall Arrest course aims to provide the candidate with a thorough practical and theory training in using a safety harness with an appropriate lanyard in order to enable the candidate to pass the NPORS Theory and Practical Tests.


Course Content

  • Personal protective equipment

  • Work at height regulations

  • Relevant regulations/legislations

  • Design and types of harness

  • When to wear a harness

  • How to fit a harness

  • Fall factors

  • Inspection records

  • Safe anchorage

  • Fall arrest lanyard

  • Work restraint lanyard

  • Shock absorber lanyard

  • Defect identification and reports


Duration of Training

Training 0.5 day.



To achieve the NPORS Operators Card candidates must pass both the NPORS Theory Test and the Practical Test.