Fall Protection & Rescue for Work at Height
Length: 5 Days
June 18 – June 22, 2012 Enrollment status: Closed
March 11 – March 14, 2013 Enrollment status: Open
June 24 – June 28, 2013 Enrollment status: Open
December 2 – December 6, 2013 Enrollment status: Open
Prerequisite: No prerequisites required; working knowledge of rope access recommended
Course Description: This four day course focuses on evaluating and controlling fall hazards, OSHA fall protection criteria, the inspection, use and care of fall protection equipment, the risks associated with Suspension Intolerance and the planning and implementation of evacuation and rescue systems. Participants will get hands-on experience using ANSI Z359.1 approved personal fall protection equipment, and using ANSI 359.4 certified rescue systems capable of raising and lowering a casualty. Participants will also get team experience building and using systems capable of transferring a casualty horizontally and vertically.
Days 1 – 3 include class instruction and hands-on training. Day 4 focuses on team rescue exercises. Teams will fill out risk assessment forms and write rescue pre-plans, build rescue systems involving cross hauls and edge management and carry out rescues involving a combination of pre-built rescue systems and situational hauling/lowering setups.
Total Course Hours: 32 Hours (4 Days x 8 Hours)