Height Safety & Rescue After A Fall training course for persons requiring basic knowledge of fall protection systems allowing them to fit and use a fall arrest harness.
Provides knowledge required to meet the requirements of working at height and basic fall protection techniques.
This height safety and rescue after a fall training course 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 of a casualty using the RescuePack system.
The course also includes methods of minimising suspension intolerance of casualties and how to handle casualties when they have been recovered to a safe place.
On completion of the course, candidates will have gained knowledge on:- methods of fall protection, pre-use equipment checks, fall arrest blocks, suspension intolerance, understanding of the RescuePack and its functions, abrasion and edge hazards, elementary pulley theory, and medical dangers to a suspended person.
Practical skills covered include:- fitting a fall arrest safety harness, use of fall arrest lanyards, use of a temporary horizontal line and adjustable restraint system and the attachment, lowering and raising of a casualty.
Safety footwear required for all practical sessions.
As well as our training venues, this course can be run on client site – please call for details.
15% off equipment online for training candidates. 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.