Course Overview Course Elements

The Work at Height and Rescue elements of this course are aimed at personnel who use work at height equipment in the execution of their duties, who have responsibility for at-height operations, or may oversee the rescue/recovery of a casualty.

The course will introduce the principles and equipment involved in work at height systems and, through a combination of classroom and practical work, the process of a safe and systematic approach to working at height operations. the course also identifies the requirements for emergency and rescue planning as part of the risk assessment process.

The Confined Space elements of this course are designed to ensure that all personnel who are liable to be exposed to working in a confined space/vessel have a thorough understanding of the potential hazards of confined spaces/vessel entry, and to enable delegates to undertake their job tasks in such areas safely.

WORK AT HEIGHT AND RESCUE AT HEIGHT

  • Legislation and Regulations
  • The Hierarchy of Fall Protection
  • Ladders
  • Scaffold Towers (optional)
  • Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (optional)
  • General Principles of Personal Fall Protection Systems
  • Fall Arrest
  • Personal Fall Protection Equipment
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Organisation and Planning (Risk Assessment for Work at Height)
  • Work at Height Exercises
  • Rescue and Emergency Planning
  • Practical Rescue Demonstrations and Exercises

CONFINED SPACE & RESCUE

  • Legislation and Regulations
  • Safe Systems of Work
  • Management Responsibilities
  • Atmospheric Monitoring
  • Atmospheric Deterioration
  • Access Requirements
  • Safety Equipment
  • Standby Personnel
  • Breathing Apparatus
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Properties of Gases
  • Practical Confined Space Entry and Rescue Exercises
3 days
Course Duration
8
Max Participants

The Candidate must:

  • attend the entire course
  • adhere to course content and demonstrate the required practical application techniques

Certificates awarded after successful completion of the course will be valid for a three year period after which recertification must take place.

 

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