Co-Worker Rescue At Height


The Co-Worker Rescue at Height (CWRH) course teaches you how to rescue and care for a colleague who has fallen onto their protection system and is hanging helplessly in their harness. Everyone who works at height might be faced this situation. Using simple techniques and industry standard equipment, you will learn how you can free a colleague from a dangerous situation after they have dropped into their fall arrest system. The rapid release of this trapped person must be your highest priority, to prevent further injury. In accordance with the law on working conditions and the consequent duty of care, an employer is required to train employees for this possible scenario. Generally, with a few simple tools, this problem can easy be solved.

Course Specifications
Duration: 2 days (or 1 day add-on to Safe Working at Height qualification)
Prerequisites: You must be capable of independently working safely with fall protection equipment.
Minimum age: 18
Certified by: Rescue 3 Europe
Qualification valid for: 3 years

Course Content Includes:

  • Legislation and standards
  • Rescuer safety and survival
  • General hazards
  • Medical considerations
  • Risk assessment when doing a partner rescue at height
  • Personal and team equipment
  • Basic rescue procedures
  • Setting anchor systems for rescue
  • Placing rope protection
  • Connecting a casualty on a line using a telescopic pole
  • Lifting a casualty using a pre-installed device
  • Lowering a casualty
  • Individual pick-off using a pre-installed device
  • Suspension trauma procedures

Course Dates

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