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This course is designed to introduce the learner to the basic concepts, hazards, hazard control processes and safe work procedures associated with rescuing a worker who is hanging in their harness after a fall from height.
At the end of this course the end-user should be familiar with the basic concepts, hazards, hazard control processes and safe work procedures associated with rescuing a worker who has fallen from height.
End-users should not assume this material alone constitutes complete training. It is expected that a workplace will apply this information as they create their own company specific Fall Rescue program as part of their company’s larger Health & Safety Management System.
Due to the different policies and procedures and equipment utilized on different work sites certain statements in this program may not apply.
The objective of this course is to allow the participant to understand the concepts, procedures and tools that are necessary for working at heights. Topics covered in this course include:
- Alberta Occupational Health & Safety Act, Regulation and Code as it pertains to fall rescue
- Medical Consideration
- Equipment for Rope based Rescue
- Psychological Aspects of Rescue
- Rescue Considerations
- Post Rescue
This training course is intended to supplement employer training programs. Students should not assume this material alone constitutes complete training.
In-Class Training – Full Day
Online – 3.5 hours (approximately)
The quizzes at the end of each chapter are intended and designed to strengthen your understanding of its contents. A passing mark of 80% is required and you have two retries of each quiz to achieve this. Upon successful completion of this course, a unique digital certificate will be available to download and print.