Working at Heights Unit 3 - Use of Rescue Equipment

Course overview

This course is designed for candidates who are actively involved in working at height and responsible for the rescue and recovery of personnel working at height. The course extends the knowledge of the legislation regarding the risk assessment, rescue provision and practical skills of the candidate. Intensive training is given in the practical rescue using PPE along with a theoretical knowledge and as close as possible to the candidates work potential emergency situation. The BIS Skills Centre can tailor the course to suit a clients requirements.

Course structure

1 day work site practical exercises, training and presentation.
Assessment by means of multi-choice question paper.

Course content
Theory 10%
Overview of working at height, legislation and practice, hazard awareness, fall and impact forces, rescue and suspension trauma, management of stress in a rescue situation, rescue equipment and systems, selection and safe use of rescue equipment and successful communication

Practice 90%
Practical exercises of emergency response

1 day

BIS Skills Centre, Broadfold Road, Aberdeen,
AB23 8EE

BIS Skills Centre Certificate of Competence
3 year expiry

Items to bring: 
Safety boots

All delegates must be aged 18 or over.
BIS Unit 2 Work at Height or equivalent external

Call 01224246499 or email to find out more.

Venue : BIS Skills Centre, Broadfold Road, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB23 8EE (Map & Directions)
Event listed by BIS Skills Centre

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Dates & Times
01-08-2011 to 31-12-2011 : 09:00
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