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Fixed Ladder Rescue

To provide the delegate with the skills and the confidence to carry out rescues from fixed ladders.

Description

To provide the delegate with the skills and the confidence to carry out rescues from fixed ladders. The need for a timely rescue is well documented; this course teaches a number of rescue options including casualty lowers and
the casualty pulley system (CPS), making the rescue more versatile.

All persons should attend who work on industrial rooftops including those classed as Water Towers and Churches.

Theory
• Legislation
• Rescue plans
• Action in the event of a fall
• Pre and post rescue considerations
• Orthostatic intolerance (suspension trauma)
• Rescue equipment/systems

Practical
• Pre use inspection of rescue equipment
• Basic knots
• Single Line abseil
• Abseil with casualty
• Setting up a rescue system
• Rescue using Casualty Pulley System (CPS)
• Casualty lower
• Post rescue consideration

Certification is valid for 1 year.

Course Approved by MATS.

Prerequisites

Delegates must hold an in-date Rooftop Safety and Access certificate.

Delegates must be physically and medically fit to climb.

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