The UK's Leading Safety Net Specialists


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Riggers' Training

FASETAll our riggers are trained to BS EN 1263-2. Safety Net Services has set itself apart from its competitors by ensuring the quality and training of its workforce through minimal use of sub-contract labour.

Safety Net Services is one of the founder members of FASET - the trade association and training body for safety netting. FASET sets the standards for the supply, training and installation of safety nets in the UK.

All our riggers undergo a specialised NVQ 'General Riggers Training' course written by FASET industry experts.

Our new recruits undergo at least 200 hours of practical and classroom training; only once the NVQ test and assessments are complete can they apply for a full CSCS/FASET Safety Net Rigger Card as proof of their competence.

Modules covered as part of the NVQ course include:

  • Safe working at height
  • Working at height legislation
  • Safety Net Technology
  • Rigging principles and techniques
  • Attachment points
  • Inspection of Safety Nets
  • Care and storage of nets
  • Rigging skills and knot tying

In addition to the above many of our riggers are also trained in:

  • IRATA rope access training
  • IPAF training working with MEWPS
  • COMBISAFE edge protection
  • Construction Site Supervisor