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Rescue After a Fall

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This course is for personnel who are required to work at height and already have working at height training with fall protection equipment.

It has been designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge, and competence to undertake a rescue of an operative after a fall and is suspended by their lanyards. The course covers rescuing a casualty from fall arrest equipment after a fall using a prepacked rescue equipment.

The theoretical content covers the revenant legislation, roles and rectifiability’s, anchors, equipment inspections, rescue equipment, suspension intolerance and casualty management.

The practical content covers the selection of anchor points, use of the rescue equipment, rescuers fall protection, casualty management and equipment check.

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Course dates:

  • March 7th, 13th, 21st

  • April 3rd, 17th, 25th

Course available on our Kee Safety Training Centre located in Calgary - AB. 

We also can provide training on-site. Contact us to check availability.

Course Details

Assessment Method

Written & Practical Examination

Course Duration

1 Day

Learning outcomes

The course will cover installation and use of rescue equipment and provide the students with an understanding of why rescue procedures are needed, and how to plan for and successfully complete a rescue.

Revalidation Duration

1 Day.

Revalidation Period

3 Years

Entry Requirements

Minimum Age of 18 years. Candidates need to be physically fit and free from any disability or medical condition that may prevent them from working safely. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness. Have already completed a working at height training course.

Course Content

Course Aims

To provide an overview of the legal requirements for working at height rescue, carry out pre-use checks on equipment, to use rescue equipment correctly and to carry out a rescue using the specified rescue equipment.

 

Course Objectives 

  • Explain the legal requirements relating to working at height & Rescue
  • Explain the hierarchy of controls under the working at height
  • Identify the PFPE equipment and equipment required to carry out a rescue 
  • Carry out a rescue using specified rescue equipment.
  • Discuss and review recertification and training.

Theoretical Knowledge

  • Legislation and Legal Responsibilities
  • Anchor types and systems
  • Equipment selection, use and maintenance, pre use checks and inspection
  • Suspension Intolerance
  • Emergency Procedure / Rescue

Practical Skills 

  • Using the rescue equipment
  • Awareness of rope protection
  • Raising a casualty
  • Lowering a casualty
  • Rescuing a casualty from lanyards and fall arrest block
  • Suspension Intolerance and casualty management

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