News Article

23rd June 2020

Safety Net Inspection for Managers

FASET – Safety Nets for managers 

Delivered by G&M Safety Netting Ltd. Focuses on inspection and management of safety net systems. Provided by Safety Net Installers and FASET Members. As a result type S Safety Net Systems are covered within the course. Along 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 is key.

What do they do?

Safety Nets limit fall distance and therefore the consequences of a fall. Consequently, when fallen into, 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.

Safety Net Inspection Training

Safety Net Inspection Training

Job Roles that benefit from Safety Net Inspection training

Site/project managers, supervisors, health & safety professionals, principal designers and Temporary Works Coordinators / Supervisors / Designers.

Learning Outcomes

Delegates will know 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. 

Safety Net Inspection – Why & When

To comply with legislation and regulation. Inspection is statutory. Consequently it is the clients responsibility to inspect. In other words, 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.

So, 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 or to book a course. Contact us.



G&M Safe Deck Ltd
G&M Safety Netting Ltd

7a Brooks Lane,
CW10 0JH

T: 01606 834 630
F: 01606 835 417



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