Tower Crane Rescue Refresher

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 a casualty suspended from a lanyard after a fall.

A refresher course for people required to rescue a casualty from tower cranes or tall structures to enable them to evacuate or rescue another person.

15% off equipment online for training candidates

Arranged to order for groups of min. 4, please call for details.

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The Tower Crane Rescue Refresher training course will refresh a limited selection of skills and equipment used for Tower Crane Rescue. Options are as follows:

  • Constant Rate Descender device (CRD) to lower also gives candidates the skills in how use heightec’s Constant Rate Descender device (CRD) to lower a casualty to a safe location.
  • The selection of anchorages, safe descent path, casualty care and the need for correct handling of a casualty who is suffering from the effects of suspension.
  • Safe methods of access to the crane cab area using fall protection equipment.
  • Practical exercise including the use of a casualty harness, stretcher and extension pole.

NB: The Tower Crane Rescue Refresher course is not a revalidation of the TRE9U Tower Crane Rescue course, merely a top up session to maintain competence within the team on a regular basis.

Course elements covered include:

  • Awareness & understanding of CRD contents and function
  • Pre-use checks of equipment
  • Selection of suitable anchorages
  • Abrasion and edge hazards
  • Elementary pulley theory
  • Choosing a safe rescue path (projections, wind etc.)
  • Medical dangers of suspension
  • Casualty handling

Practical skills covered include:

  • Fitting a full body fall arrest harness
  • Elementary use of fall protection lanyards
  • Fitting a casualty harness
  • Fitting a casualty in a stretcher
  • Attachment to the casualty
  • Raising a casualty
  • Lowering a casualty
  • Use of a tagline

Arranged to order for groups, please call for details.

15% off equipment online for training candidates. Once you have successfully completed a heightec training course, you will be issued with your electronic certificate together with a discount code which can then be applied at the checkout when you shop on our web. View our height safety & rescue equipment.

Course Details

Duration: 0.5 day
Course Venues: Aberdeen, Birmingham, Kendal, Leeds, London
Entry Requirements: Candidates should have in date certificate for TRE9U Tower Crane, Tall Structure Rescue. Minimum age 18. Must be fluent in English.
Instructor Ratio: 1:6
Course Code: TRE9UR
Assessment: The trainer will assess safety and competence during exercises Short written assessment
Certification: heightec
Validity Period: 1 year
Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested prior to attendance.