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Course Aims and Overview

Tower Crane Drive/Worker Rescue Course

This course is designed to provide operatives with the knowledge and tools to safely access rescue requirements and perform a Tower Crane Driver/ Worker Rescue/Recovery.

Duration: 1 day.
Assessment: Oral questions throughout the course and a practical assessment.
Certification: Valid for 3 years.
Maximum number of delegates per course: 6

Venue Requirements

Room required with lighting and power connections, for projector, and seating for up to 6 delegates. Suitable practical area and or Tower Crane for live demonstrations and delegate practice.
Client to provide the rescue equipment (including rescuers kit) for the Practical element of the course.

  • Introduction/ Course overview
  • Overview of Legislation
  • Accident Statistics
  • Rescue Equipment (selection to be site and job specific)
  • Remote Rescue
  • Practical - over the edge Rescue
  • Prolonged Harness suspension
  • Suspension Syncope
  • Casualty Recovery
  • Evacuation / Descent
  • Practical Examination

Delegate Requirements

All delegates must show proof of attending a basic Working @ Height course prior to attending this Course.

Hi vis vest, Gloves, Safety Boots, Full Body Harness (in-date), Pen.

Delegates are required to complete practical examination upon completion of the course. Delegates must be reasonably physically fit and able to work at heights.

Course Content

  • Introduction/Course overview
  • Overview of Legislation
  • Accident Statistics
  • Rescue Equipment selection to be, site and equipment specific.
  • Rescue Planning/ Suspension Trauma
  • Evaluation of the Rescue
  • Practical session
  • Practical Examination