Rescue after a fall - Lowering and Lifting

Recovery of a suspended person to a safe place by lowering or raising

Rescue after a fall training - Lowering and Lifting image
This course explains how simple systems can be used for rescue after a fall or rescue of a suspended person.

For recovery of persons who are hanging in a harness or who may have suspected suspension intolerance. The significance of different harness suspension points is explained.

Suitable for recovering a person from any fall protection system, including wire fall arrest block, extended energy absorbing lanyard, or hanging on a vertical rope.

Suitable for all persons working at height. Theory and practical sessions including lowering and raising of a casualty.

Includes the selection of suitable anchor points, awareness of possible hazards, methods of operation of rope devices and methods of control during lowering or raising operations.

This course covers all aspects of suspension intolerance, including methods of minimising the effect on the casualty and how to handle the casualty when they have been recovered to a safe place.
course code: TRE2U
duration: 1/2 day
location: Kendal, London, Aberdeen, Birmingham, Leeds
entry rqmts: Should be competent in the use of basic fall arrest equipment. Minimum age 18. Must be fluent in English.
instructor ratio: 1:6 maximum
course cost: 103.00 + VAT
assessment: Practical and written
certification: heightec certificate
validity: 3 years
medical rqmts: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height.


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Ready-to-use equipment related to this course: • RescuePack

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