FASET Safety Nets for Managers

Safety nets are one way of dealing with height safety issues for those carrying out work activities in fall risk areas—typically, roofers and flooring contractors. They minimise the distance of the fall and minimise injury. This course covers the planning, management and practical issues surrounding the correct use of safety nets on site.


By the end of the course, candidates will know how to plan for and manage the safe installation of safety nets, understand what to expect from a netting contractor before work starts, identify faults, resultant issues and remedial solutions.


Candidates are assessed on their knowledge and practical understanding at the end of the course. They receive a 3 year Certificate of Attendance that confirms the knowledge they have received.

Job Functions

Include; workplace controllers, site/project managers & supervisors, health & safety professionals, planning coordinators.


Courses are best held at our purpose built training centre in Westcott. The course can also be delivered at clients offices or on site, although classroom facilities, power, welfare and refreshments will need to be provided.


  • Standards & Legislation
  • The way a safety net works
  • Anchorage loads and attachment points
  • Gaps, sag and sizing issues
  • Ways of joining nets
  • Catching width
  • Clearance distances & attachment systems
  • Paperwork
  • Recovery and repairs
  • Test (+where appropriate site Inspection).

Candidate numbers

Maximum 15/course.

Candidate Requirements

Must have a good understanding of English.


One day.


It is a classroom based course, however, we encourage employers to organise courses at our centre where practical facilities including safety nets in situ to enhance the learning experience.

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