Suitable for all persons required to assist and recover a colleague suspended at height from an overhead travelling crane structure.
Suitable for all persons required to provide rescue capabilities from heights to a maximum of 20m, this course does not address dealing with injuries or first aid, merely the mechanism by which the recovery will be achieved
Awareness of height safety legislation.
Generic and specific risk assessment for fall/retrieval situation
Differences between fall arrest ,restraint and retrieval
Equipment approvals and selection of appropriate harness/ lanyard
Limitation of equipment
Scheduled inspection periods and record management
Pre-use inspection of anchor points, harness ,lanyard or retrieval devices
Correct donning and fitting of equipment
After use care of equipment
Implementation of the site rescue plan
Inspection and use of AG10 ‘A’(hoist) device
Inspection and use of rescue extension pole
Inspection and deployment of anchor strops
Traversing an exposed structure and security of the rescuer(s)(lanyards/anchors)
Attaching to a suspended load and lowering to ground level
Site must provide a suitable and safe location for practical training.
All delegates are medically fit to work at heights and are capable of being subjected to the stress of hauling a casualty whilst at height
Must have prior training in height and harness awareness
2 Practical Rescues per person
One assisted rescue
Candidate ratio 1:6
Certification valid for 3 years
This course provides delegates with an understanding of the relevant UK legislation with emphasis on the need for a suitable and sufficient emergency plan in place to facilitate a rescue of anyone who becomes suspended in fall arrest equipment.
The session is specifically aimed at users of the AG10 or Milan style of remote rescue devices which are designed to enable a casualty to be rescued by a third party
The packaged system involves anchors and connectors, remote attachment poles and a controlled rate of descent device and it is aimed at providing a rescue where the casualty can be both raised and lowered.