A course designed to provide the individual with the skills and confidence to rescue fellow workers from height. Whether a worker has fallen and is left in suspension, or has become incapacitated in an area of limited access at height, the successful completion of this course offers solutions to these situations, ensuring both moral and legal compliance is met.
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To provide individuals already trained in Work at Height with the skills and confidence to rescue fellow workers. Successful delegates will be able to support employers in the development and practical application of rescue plans, providing work locations with effective rescue solutions, ensuring moral and legal compliance.
Duration: 2 days Trainer to Delegate Ratio: 1:6 (Max) Location: Sheerness/Customer Site Certificate Validity: 2 years
Upon successful completion of this course, delegates will be able to:
Understand & explain the importance of emergency and rescue plans for work at height, including the potential dangers of suspension in a harness.
Identify suitable rescue solutions, including appropriate equipment.
Complete a dynamic risk assessment during a rescue.
Understand the importance of inspection, care and maintenance of rescue equipment.
Select, pre-use inspect, set up and use a rescue system.
Rescue a casualty in suspension following a fall.
Rescue a casualty incapacitated at height from sudden sickness or injury.
Care for a casualty and ‘package’ into a stretcher.
Control stretcher lowers.
Understand when, and how, to use slack cableways and tag lines to deviate casualty descents away from the vertical.
Important Delegate Information
All personnel participating in Safety Training shall be medically fit and capable of fully participating. Delegates will be required to sign a statement stating that they are medically fit to participate in the safety training and that they do not suffer from any medical illness or are under influence of any narcotic substance or alcohol.
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Suitable clothing for outdoor training at height
Any work at height PPE if in possession and within valid statutory inspection
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H.A.R.T. Height and Rescue Training