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Technical Rescue Training Courses


Specialist Rescue Training courses for personnel Working at Height.

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  • Technical Rescue Training

    Heightsafe’s specialist Technical Rescue Training course is designed for personnel working in rescue teams and have experience/skills for climbing and Rope Access.

    Please note, personnel attending this course will have completed and hold an in-date Rescue Level 2 certificate.

     

    Aims and Objectives of a Technical Rescue Training Course

    • Basic requirements for rescue
    • Emergency procedures
    • Rescue equipment
    • Inspection of equipment
    • Anchorage devices
    • Snatch and cut rescues
    • Cableway, tyrolean, tripod and A frame rescues
    • Stretcher rigging and handling
    • Pulley systems

     

    Technical Rescue Training Course Information

    • Duration: five days
    • Trainer to student ratio: 1 to 4
  • Technical Rescue Team Leader Training

    Heightsafe’s specialist Technical Rescue Team Leader Training course is designed for those supervising rescue teams and covers planning of rope rescue for any given Work at Height scenario.

     

    Aims and Objectives of a Technical Rescue Team Leader Training Course

    • Team management
    • Rigging for rescue
    • Rigging for complex hauling, traversing and lowering systems
    • Use of a powered winch
    • Use of anchorage systems and related load calculations
    • Snatch and cut rescues
    • Tripods/A frames
    • Recovery and improvisation

    Please note, delegates will be assessed upon completion for decision making capabilities, failure recovery and logistics.

     

    Technical Rescue Team Leader Training Course Information

    • Duration: five days
    • Trainer to student ratio: 1 to 4
  • Advanced Access and Rescue Training

    Heightsafe’s specialist Advanced Access and Rescue Training Course is designed for personnel who require access to a range of wind turbine generators (WTG), and those who require a more advanced rescue capability. Meeting the needs of the wind turbine industry, delegates will be equipped with the skills required to both access and rescue in a range of scenarios.

     

    Aims and Objectives of an Advanced Access and Rescue Training Course

    • Advanced access to the nose cone
    • External rescues from hubs
    • Suspension intolerance
    • User of long boards and stretchers
    • Rescue equipment
    • Horizontal progression
    • Rescue from hub and yaw areas

     

    Advanced Access and Rescue Training Course Information

    • Duration: two days
    • Trainer to student ratio: 1 to 4
    • Certification: certification is provided upon completion and is valid for 2 years along with an ID card
  • Tower Rescue Training

    Heightsafe’s specialist Tower Rescue Training course is designed to provide skills for those rescuing injured personnel stranded on a mast or tower. The course covers key characters and limitations of abseil rescue equipment commonly found in the telecommunications industry, as well as how to use it.

     

    Aims and Objectives of a Tower Rescue Training

    • Current legislation
    • Hazards and risk assessments
    • Syncope (before and after effects)
    • Equipment fitting, characteristics, limitations, inspection, use and care
    • Anchor point selection
    • Single person decent techniques
    • Workmate rescue techniques:
    • Injured climber suspended by their lanyards
    • Injured and unconscious climber suspended by their lanyards
    • Dealing with complication (rescue from positioning and fall rope)
    • Rescue from Fixed Access Ladders and Personal Fall Protection systems

     

    Tower Rescue Training Course Information

    • Duration: one day
    • Trainer to student ratio: 1 to 4
  • MET Mast Climber/Rescue Training

    Heightsafe’s specialist MET Mast Climber/Rescue Training course is designed for personnel accessing tower masts and similar structures – providing delegates with essential practical and theoretical knowledge required to safely use Fall Protection equipment when accessing and working on towers on masts.

     

    Aims and Objectives of a MET Mast Climber/Rescue Training Course

    • Equipment inspection and care
    • Considering rescue scenarios
    • Precautions to consider with tools and equipment
    • Use of simple haulage equipment
    • General rescue requirements
    • Carrying out work on high structures
    • Ability to use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Carrying out Risk Assessments
    • Climbing on open structures and the use of lanyards whilst Working at Height
    • Safe use of permanent and temporary vertical Fall Protection systems
    • Correct storage, maintenance and care of safety equipment

     

    MET Mast Climber/Rescue Training Course Information

    • Duration: one day
    • Trainer to student ratio: 1 to 4
    • Certification: certification is provided upon completion and is valid for 3 years

Why Heightsafe?

The UK’s leading Work at Height product, service and training provider!

With over 50 years of combined industry experience and a decade of trading, you can focus on core business activity knowing that your personnel are trained to the highest of standards with regards to Work at Height activities. Available nationwide, our training specialists are highly skilled and experienced, holding all relevant certifications and receiving regular refresher training to guarantee clients with the best quality results.

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