Tower Crane Rescue

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.

Training course for people who work on tower cranes or tall structures to rescue another person.

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Tower Crane Rescue

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For people who work on tower cranes or tall structures to enable them to evacuate or rescue another person.

Our Tower Crane Rescue evacuation training course is intended for people required to rescue a casualty from tower cranes or other tall structures e.g. from a cab, crane structure, ladder, walkway or a casualty suspended from a lanyard after a fall.

The Tower Crane Rescue training course also gives candidates the skills in how use heightec’s Constant Rate Descender device (CRD) system to rescue a casualty to the ground. Raising or lowering techniques can be employed using the ROTOR Rescue System to allow movement to a safe descent location.

The course also includes information on anchor point selection, identification of safe descent paths, care of casualty and how to correctly handle a casualty who has been suspended in a harness and risks associated with harness suspension.

Practical exercises on the Tower Crane Rescue course include the fitting of a full body safety harness, use of fall protection lanyards, casualty harness and stretcher fitting and the use of a rescue extension pole.

This rescue training course complies with the requirements of Construction Plant-hire Association technical note TIN013 Rescue of Personnel From Height on Tower Cranes.

This course requires candidates to revalidate their certificate after three years.

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Course Details

Duration: 1 days
Course Venues: Aberdeen, Birmingham, Kendal, Leeds, London
Entry Requirements: Should be comfortable with exposure to heights. Minimum age 18. Must be fluent in English.
Instructor Ratio: 1:6
Course Code: TRE9U
Assessment: Practical and written assessment
Certification: heightec
Validity Period: 3 years
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.
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