Tower Crane Rescue

For tower crane workers who may need to rescue a casualty from tower cranes, or other tall structures e.g. cab, crane structure, ladder, walkway or to rescue a casualty suspended from a lanyard after a fall.

This course is designed for people who work on tower cranes or tall structures who may have to self evacuate or perform casualty rescues.

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Practical course for people who work on tower cranes or tall structures, to enable them to evacuate or rescue another person.

Tower Crane Rescue training course is intended for people who may be required to rescue and/or evacuate a casualty from tower cranes or other tall structures e.g. cab, crane structure, ladder, walkway, or where a casualty is suspended from a lanyard after a fall.

This practical course gives participants the skills in how use heightec’s ROTOR constant rate descender device (CRD) system to rescue a casualty to the ground. Raising or lowering techniques can be employed using the ROTOR Rescue System to allow movement to a safe descent location.

Includes information on anchor point selection, identification of safe descent paths, care of casualty and how to correctly handle a casualty who has been suspended in a harness and the risks associated with harness suspension.

Practical exercises on the Tower Crane Rescue course include the fitting of a full body harness, use of fall protection lanyards, casualty harness and stretcher fitting as well as the use of a rescue extension pole.

Safety footwear required for all practical sessions.

This rescue training course complies with the requirements of Construction Plant-hire Association technical note TIN013 Rescue of Personnel From Height on Tower Cranes.

The course can be arranged to order at our training centres or available on client sites – please call for details.

15% off equipment online for training participants. You will receive 15% off heightec equipment when you complete a course with us. Your voucher is automatically sent to you by email for use when you order equipment online.

Tower Crane Rescue

Course Details

Duration: 1 days
Course Venues: Aberdeen, Birmingham, Kendal, Leeds, London
Entry Requirements:
  • Minimum age 18.
  • Must be fluent in English.
Instructor Ratio: 1:6
Course Code: TRE9U
Assessment: Practical and written assessment
Certification: heightec
Validity Period: 3 years
Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested at course registration.
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