Provides the skills and knowledge required to move competently on ropes as required to assist in rope rescue operations.
Rope Rescue – User course provides the skills and knowledge required to move competently on ropes as required to assist in rope rescue operations.
A Rope Rescue – User candidate is able to undertake with a rescue operation as part of a team whilst under the supervised of a rope rescue supervisor.
After the course, candidates will be competent to maintain personal safety whilst carrying out a range of rescue techniques.
Theoretical content of our Rope Rescue – User course includes requirements of BS 7985 and draft ISO working document ISO/WD 22846-2. 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 of our Rope Rescue – User course includes the requirements of ISO/WD 22846-2. 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 rescue.
Additional course content: Pulley systems and hauling, stretchers (methods of use), rigging rope rescue anchor systems, and throwlines and taglines,
Arranged to order for groups only. Please call for details.
Rope Rescue – Supervisor Course provides the skills and knowledge required to supervise rope rescue operations within a team.