Duration: 1 Day.
Audience: Any person who may have to perform a rescue to evacuate an incapacitated person to a point of safety whilst working at height.
Course Aim: To provide enough practical experience and education to competently perform an evacuation of an incapacitated climber from a structure.
Pre Use inspection of a rescue system
Attachment to Anchor points
Attachment to Casualty
Adjustment of rescue system
Lifting a Casualty
Lowering a Casualty
Understanding suspension intolerance
Prerequisites: Suitable work at height qualification/experience.
Reasonable level of health, fitness and aptitude.
Max. Ratio: 6 Delegates to 1 Instructor.
Certification Expiry: This certificate is valid for a maximum of 1 year.
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.