Provides the skills and knowledge required to move competently on ropes as required to assist in rope rescue operations.
Rope Rescue User – reval course revalidates the skills and knowledge required to move competently on ropes as required to assist in rope rescue operations. After the course candidates will be competent to maintain personal safety whilst carrying out a range of rescue techniques.
Theoretical content includes requirements of BS7985 and draft working document ISO22846-2.
Characteristics of a safe system of work, including equipment, legal requirements, objective hazards, risk assessment, conformity and certification, inspection, emergency considerations and rescue procedures.
Practical content includes requirements of ISO22846-2. Basic principles of movement on ropes -ascent, descent, changing from ascent to descent, changing from rope to rope, use of a back up system, elementary rigging and rope management, elementary rescues.
Content covered in Rope Rescue User – Reval course includes:
- Equipment specifications
- Loading in rescue systems
- Methods of communications
Practical skills covered in this course include:
- Ascending and descending, changing from one to another, rope to rope transfer
- Rigging rope rescue anchor systems
- Pulley systems and hauling
- Cableways and tensioned lines
- methods of horizontal movement
- Stretchers: methods of use, with or without attendatnts
- Throwlines and taglines
Rope Rescue – Supervisor Course provides the skills and knowledge required to supervise rope rescue operations within a team.
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