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Tall Structure Casualty Evacuation

To provide the delegate with the skills and the confidence to carry out abseil based rescues.

Description

The need for a timely rescue is well documented; this course teaches a number of rescue options including ‘cutaways’ and the use of a casualty pulley system (CPS), making the rescue more versatile. This specialised course is particularly focused on teaching delegates to transfer their casualty and themselves from one rope system to another at height.

All persons who work on industrial towers or steel structures especially those that would require a multi-pitch rescue in the event of casualty evacuation should attend.

Theory

  • Legislation
  • Contents of the rescue box
  • Rescue plans – working as a team
  • Action in the event of a fall
  • Anchor selection
  • Route selection
  • Hazard avoidance
  • Low Light issues
  • Pre rigging ropes ahead of casualty and rescuer
  • Pre syncope (suspension trauma)
  • Pre and post rescue considerations

Practical

  • Pre use inspection of rescue equipment
  • Basic knots
  • Use of descender
  • Abseil with casualty
  • Setting up a rescue system
  • Cutaway rescue
  • Rescue using Casualty Pulley System (CPS)
  • Rigging of new rescue systems
  • Rope to rope transfer in suspension
  • Rope to rope transfer on platform
  • Interim & long term casualty care
  • Placement of deviations
  • Spine support
  • Post Rescue consideration

Certification method: Practical Assessment.

Certification is valid for 1 year.

Prerequisites

Delegates must hold a valid in date Basic Climbing and Rescue certification, a First Aid at Height certificate and must be physically/medically fit.

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