This training course provides, through practical exercises, the skills needed for proficiency in Rescue, Trauma and First Aid within the industrial rescue environment. It is recommended for persons who work at height on masts, towers and aerial platforms and who are in positions of responsibility and need to respond to incidences of trauma, or are required to coordinate and/or implement written company rescue procedures.
Enrollees in this course must have completed the Authorized Climber Training and hold a valid first aid CPR certificate.
This training also focuses on providing the Competent person with a depth of knowledge of the compliance requirements for implementing fall protection and fall rescue systems on the jobsite. Competent climbers will also gain a strong foundation in communication protocols, and the procedures and guidelines of accepted industrial rescue practices.
Scenario Based Training: The exercises presented in this course are a combination of classroom discussion and demonstration scenarios, major equipment application scenarios done in controlled surroundings, and advanced skill application scenarios performed at height within multiple telecom environments.
Topics covered Include:
- Fall protection systems management
- Authorized Climber safety responsibility
- Fall protection and fall rescue planning requirements
- Rescue protocol and procedures
- Rope access awareness and rescue
- Leadership and rescue – leading a multi-person rescue
Certification: All successful delegates will receive a certificate of completion valid for two years. Delegates will be qualified to manage authorized climbers who work and rescue at height, and for ensuring correct equipment selection and use for both safe access and rescue protocol.
|Duration of Training||24 hours|
|Student / Instructor Ratio||8:1|
|Training Compliance||OSHA 1926 Subpart M
ANSI Z359 Standards
- In depth knowledge in Competent Climber/Rescuer roles and responsibilities for safe work at height
- In depth knowledge in Competent Climber/Rescuer roles and responsibilities for rescue at height
- Implement a safe work environment for authorized climbers under your direct management.
- Site self-sufficiency when responding to trauma at height.
- Increased ability for fast effective response
- Rendering aid in an emergency situation.
- Implementing through leadership a rescue procedure effectively within ICS protocol
Students are evaluated in accordance with NATE Authorized Climber main objectives All training in conducted in accordance with ANSI Z490.1 Accepted practices and criteria for health, Safety and Environmental Training
- Standards & Regulations
- Written Fall Protection/Fall Rescue Plan
- Competent Climber Risk Control (eliminate, substitute, isolate)
- Fall Dynamics & Effects
- Fall Protection Systems Installations and Care
- Fall Rescue Requirements
- Rescue Equipment Preparation and 1st principles
- Releasable Rescue Anchors & Rigging
- Site Safety
- Planning (JHA/Pre-climb Check list)
- Authorized Climber Safety (Pre-climb)
- Personal Preparedness
- Approach to Rescue
- Written Rescue Plan
- Roles and responsibilities
- Understanding safety
- Rescue risk assessment
- Rescue response
- Rescue protocol
- General rescue communications (ICS )
- Dealing with trauma
- Vertical rescue groups
- Trauma refresher exercises (classroom) utilizing;
- 1st out kit
- Rescue equipment
- Patient packaging
- Rescue anchors and safety backup systems
- Suspension Trauma (20 minutes +) – Rescue protocol
- Tagline and tensioning systems
- Team Rescue Falls from height – multiple impact injury
- Assisted evacuation
- Ladder Rescue
- Written Test
The training environment may require the use of specialized access methods such as those employed within suspension and rope access practices. These methods may be utilized as effective safety tools within the delivery of this program.
These methods are not to be considered part of the course curriculum.
Student training manual Certificate of completion, wallet card, and helmet certification sticker
All ENSA North America practical training exercises are implemented under a “Skills Based Evolution Process” which the student experiences as a layering approach, whereby a basic foundation is established, and through reaffirmation and confirmation, additional practical skills are applied to effectively demonstrate and apply through hands-on experiences the complexities of work and rescue at height, achieving success through confidence by all who participate.
Reaffirmation through testing is applied with the addition of correction to 100%. This unique philosophy in learning ensures all incorrectly answered test questions are tabled under whole group discussion to ensure maximum retention and understanding by all students.
All training programs are structured upon a pass or fail determination criteria and are in accordance with ANSI Z490.1 – 2016 Criteria for accepted practices in safety, health, and environmental training and under ENSA’s ISO 9001-certified quality management system.
Note: Students must be medically and physically fit with a desire to work at heights. The training environment may require the use of specialized access methods such as those employed within suspension and rope access practices. These practices may be utilized as effective safety tools within the delivery of this program. They are not to be considered trained upon within this program.
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