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Work at Height & Rescue - Specific: 2 Day

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Work at Height & Rescue - Specific: 2 Day This course is highly practical in nature, delegates will experience the whole process of a safe and systematic approach to working at height operations. The course includes the skills required to rescue / recover a colleague hanging in suspension. This is an essential, if often overlooked, function as an unconscious casualty may have as little as 10 minutes in this position. CONTENT: The UK Work at Height Legislation; Principles of the Hierarchy of risk; Fall avoidance; Work at height techniques; Selection and safe use of harnesses; Selection and safe use of lanyards and energy absorbers; Karabiners and connectors; Anchor Point selection; Vertical Lowering of Casualty; Vertical Raising of Casualty; Use of Stretchers; Suspension Trauma; Question and answer sessions. This course is made up of both theoretical and practical elements with more emphasis towards hands on practical skills required to operate a specific rescue system. Following completion of the theory element on day one, delegates will be required to complete a question paper. During the practical element of the course, continual competence assessment of delegate?s practical skills is carried out, in addition delegates will be required to complete a second question paper relating, specifically, to the rescue system on which they are being trained. Due to the advanced nature of this material, regular refreshers are recommended. This course is currently delivered at one of NSL's training centres, but can be delivered at the client's premises. PPE REQUIRED: Coveralls, hard hat, safety boots and gloves. RELATED MATERIALS: Please be aware that NSL also offer a Working at Height Awareness online eLearning Course at ?40.00. The International Working at Height Handbook is also available at ?20.00. This book can be used to support an eLearning course and can be kept as an ongoing reference tool.

Work at Height & Rescue - Specific: 2 Day This course is highly practical in nature, delegates will experience the whole process of a safe and systematic approach to working at height operations. The course includes the skills required to rescue / recover a colleague hanging in suspension. This is an essential, if often overlooked, function as an unconscious casualty may have as little as 10...

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