The Rescue Using MICRON Descender course is for any person working on tall structures who may need to evacuate or rescue another person.
This training course covers all aspects of harness suspension dangers, including methods of minimising the effect on the casualty and how to handle the casualty when they have been recovered to a safe place.
Includes selection of anchor points, awareness of possible hazards, methods of operation of Micron device, control during lowering or raising operations, taught via a range of practical exercises.
Covers the use of evacuation equipment in accordance with HSE guidance, especially with respect to the use of descent devices and controlling the rate of descent.
Other rescue training elements include: casualty handling techniques, medical risks for suspended people – suspension intolerance and treatment of a casualty after rescue to avoid suspension intolerance.
Safety footwear required for all practical sessions.
This training course is not intended to teach the elementary use of fall protection equipment. It is essential that all candidates are already competent in such use, including an understanding of how to fit and use a harness, the need for safe connection at all times and the use of an energy absorbing lanyard.
Arranged to order for groups only. Please call for us for details.
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