Train your staff to a level where they can understand and manage the height hazard in order to meet the requirements of workplace safety legislation. We have instructor experience and qualifications to be able to deliver a course that will enable your staff to work safely at height. Contact us to arrange a course on height safety, fall arrest or rescue.
Steep Ground Rope Rescue (Non Vertical)
1 day course
This course is for staff who would be team members in a larger rescue. The course can be combined with the Fall Arrest course. This module covers long stretcher lowers on steep ground on one rope using stretcher bearers as the second safety system. Also covers short raises to get someone back up on to a trail if they have fallen a small distance.
2 day course
Used for working on steep ground where a fall of over 3 metres is possible. This course is NOT for abseiling to do a job. This covers safe work around heights and an introduction to basic abseiling and rescue. Covers legal requirements.
5 day course
Essentially abseiling to do a job. All aspects of rope access work including anchors, abseiling, rope ascending, rescue.
5 Day course
Vertical ground lowers and raises. High level of competence, skill and equipment required. Focuses on rescue techniques in the vertical environment. This is utlising 2 independent systems and rescue sized loads (250kgs).
Upcoming Height Safety Courses
These courses are run on demand. We can tailor a course to your requirements and the needs of your staff.
Basic Working at Heights
In this course participants will gain awareness of suitable fall arrest systems and techniques to use when conducting work at height. Hands on scenarios completing tasks realistic to your industry will be taught ensuring participants leave the day not just competent but confident to work at height safely.
A broad range of applications will be covered including working to exposed edges at height, ladder work, EWP use. Identifying work at height related hazards, assessing and controlling said hazards is a key focus of the course.
Our instructors are experienced rope access technicians with well rounded experience enabling them to cater the course to suit each individuals needs.
On completion participants will be able to confidently and safely utilise fall arrest/ safe work at height practices.
Units standards covered:
Advanced Working at Heights
As with the one day course, multiple elements of work at height will be covered with the difference being the advanced course prepares those working in the height world for rigging suitable systems for a range of tasks. The focus on individuals understanding common hazards and solid systems to utilise to mitigate the related risks.
Participants will identify suitable anchor points, safely rig fall prevention systems, competently inspect height safety equipment with confidence as they will understand use and limitations of a broad range of equipment and techniques.
Rescue planning and techniques are an emphasis of ours after living and breathing in the industry for many years.