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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    What will I learn from IPAF Harness Training?

    Not all workplaces involve desks and computers. Some involve working at heights and in these situations proper professional training is required to ensure the person involved is safe at all times. One good example of this is the IPAF Harness training. IPAF stands for the International Powered Access Federation.

    This organisation exists to promote responsible use of so-called powered access equipment throughout the world. This includes elevating platforms of various heights and types such as cherry pickers and other platforms that allow for you to reach the required working height to complete a particular task or job.

    It will probably come as no surprise to learn that harnesses must be used when workers are using such platforms. This ensures that even if they fall they are still safely attached to the platform. The IPAF Harness training provides all the knowledge needed to ensure all workers in this situation know how to do their job safely.

    How safe is it working at height?

    Whenever you work higher than ground level there are additional dangers and hazards to be aware of. While training courses such as this one are excellent in minimising any hazards or dangers that may be present, there may still be situations in which potential hazards could exist.

    Indeed there may be situations where accidents may occur that turn out to be someone else’s fault. Thankfully these are rare but there could be the potential for such occurrences to happen. Even if everyone involved has taken appropriate training, the potential for negligence to play a role in causing an accident is still there.

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    Accident Advice Helpline has 14 years’ experience in this field

    No one wants to be involved in a workplace accident of any kind. However if you are it is important to seek advice so you know where you stand. A no win, no fee compensation claim may be possible providing you meet the critical requirements. The incident must have occurred within the last three years and you must have evidence that negligence has occurred on the part of another person.

    We understand that you need information from professional injury compensation lawyers regarding your situation. That’s why we have made our enquiry line available 24-hours a day for your use and convenience. Your call is free of charge and we provide no-obligation advice for you to consider. Call us today to find out more.

    Date Published: June 15, 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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