1 Day (Crane operator rescue course can be added to make this a 2 day course).
Any person who has the need to climb a crane to carry out work or a rescue.
To provide practical experience and education so a crane can be climbed safely using PPE and techniques that protect against falls.
Pre use inspection of a rescue system
Harness donning and appropriate use
Understanding the principles of work restraint
Understanding the principles of fall arrest
Understanding the severity of falls whilst using PPE
Use of twin energy absorbing lanyards
Understanding suspension intolerance
Use of self rescue techniques
Understanding the hierarchy of fall control measures
Identifying work at height hazards
Identifying crane specific hazards
Reasonable level of health, fitness and aptitude.
6 Delegates to 1 Instructor.
This certificate is valid for a maximum of 3 years subject to a maintenance of skill level. Throughout the course, the student will be continually assessed and expected to complete a written and practical examination. Only on successful completion of the whole course and examination will the candidate be issued with a certificate of competency.
This course is designed and delivered using BS8454 (code of practice for the delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue), IRATA international code of practice and equipment manufacturers technical instructions.