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Course Description

To provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills required to use the rescue kit to recover casualties who are suspended from fall arrest lanyards, wire rope fall arrest blocks, or flexible line fall arresters.

To provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills required to use the rescue kit to recover casualties who are suspended from fall arrest lanyards, wire rope fall arrest blocks, or flexible line fall arresters.

Course Content

Morning 

Height Safety Equipment Appreciation and Inspection (MOD 1) - for full course details please click here.
 
Afternoon - Practical

  • Correctly fitting and adjustment of a fall arrest harness
  • Correct use of double and/or single fall arrest lanyards for personal safety whilst traversing and rescuing
  • The importance of casualty management and the application of temporary aids
  • Remote deployment of the rescue kit from a position of safety and attachment to an unconscious casualty
  • Use of the rescue kit to raise and lower an unconscious suspended casualty
  • Correct use of the equipment to gain a mechanical advantage when lifting the casualty

Morning  Height Safety Equipment Appreciation and Inspection (MOD 1) - for full course details please click here.   Afternoon - Practical Correctly fitting and adjustment of a fall arrest harness Correct use of double and/or single fall arrest lanyards for personal safety whilst traversing and...

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Entry Requirements

  • Full Body Harnesses
  • Single and double fall arrest lanyards
  • Fall arrest blocks / Retractable type fall arrest device
  • Guided type fall arrester
  • Gotcha suspension loop
  • Gotcha rescue kit
  • Grabba - additional rescue attachment

  • Full Body Harnesses
  • Single and double fall arrest lanyards
  • Fall arrest blocks / Retractable type fall arrest device
  • Guided type fall arrester
  • Gotcha suspension loop
  • Gotcha rescue kit
  • Grabba - additional rescue attachment

Additional Information

This course now includes Harness - Height Safety Equipment Appreciation and Inspection (MOD1) in the morning.

Delegates successfully completing the course will receive a Certificate of attendance and photo ID card valid for 3 years.

All delegates must be able to certify that they are physically fit and have no medical conditions that might prevent them working at height.
(A list of conditions that could affect practical training and work at height are available on request)

This course now includes Harness - Height Safety Equipment Appreciation and Inspection (MOD1) in the morning. Delegates successfully completing the course will receive a Certificate of attendance and photo ID card valid for 3 years. All delegates must be able to certify that they are physically fit and have no medical conditions that might prevent them working at...

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