Work At Height Training: Distribution Facilities

RESCUE AT HEIGHT – EMERGENCY EVACUATION INSTRUCTOR LEVEL – 2 DAYS

To provide practical experience and education to trainers in order for them to deliver the emergency evacuation – user level course in house.

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COURSE DETAILS:

Duration: 2 Days.
Audience: Experienced drivers or instructors of man riding mechanical handling equipment within distribution facilities.
Course Aim: To provide practical experience and education to trainers in order for them to deliver the emergency evacuation – user level course in house.
Syllabus: Introduction to the system and its applications
Maintenance & servicing procedures
Demonstrations of use by instructor
Selection of anchorage points
Practical low level descents
Evacuation procedures
Practical high level descents
Protection of delegates
Use of the safety line kit
Inspection of the training equipment

Prerequisites: Reasonable level of health, fitness and aptitude.

Max. Ratio: 4 Delegates to 1 instructor.

Certification Expiry: The certificate is valid for a maximum of three years, subject to maintenance of skill level.

Throughout the course, the student will be continually assessed and expected to complete a written and practical examination.
Only on successful completion of the whole course and examination will the candidate be issued with a certificate of competency.

This course is designed and delivered using BS8454 (code of practice for the delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue), IRATA international code of practice and equipment manufacturers technical instructions.

RESCUE AT HEIGHT – EMERGENCY EVACUATION USER LEVEL – ½ DAY

To provide practical experience and education in the safe use of relevant equipment to enable a safe evacuation in the event of an emergency.

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COURSE DETAILS:

Duration: ½ Day.
Audience: All operators of man riding mechanical handling equipment within the distribution facilities industry.
Course Aim: To provide practical experience and education in the safe use of relevant equipment to enable a safe evacuation in the event of an emergency.
Syllabus: Introduction to the system and its applications
Maintenance & servicing procedures
Demonstrations of use by instructor
Selection of anchorage points
Practical low level descents
Evacuation procedures
Practical high level descents
Protection of evacuees from below

Prerequisites: Reasonable level of health, fitness and aptitude.

Max. Ratio: 4 Delegates to 1 instructor.

Certification Expiry: The certificate is valid for a maximum of one year, subject to 6 monthly assessment of competence and confidence, to be conducted by a qualified instructor.

Throughout the course, the student will be continually assessed and expected to complete a written and practical examination.
Only on successful completion of the whole course and examination will the candidate be issued with a certificate of competency.

This course is designed and delivered using BS8454 (code of practice for the delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue), IRATA international code of practice and equipment manufacturers technical instructions.

RESCUE AT HEIGHT – HIGH BAY AND RACKING – 1 DAY

To provide enough practical experience and education to competently perform an evacuation of an incapacitated climber from racking.

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COURSE DETAILS:

Duration: 1 Day (can be made into a 2 day course with the inclusion of work at height for high bay and racking).
Audience: Any person who may have to perform a rescue whilst working in racking or other distribution facilities.
Course Aim: To provide enough practical experience and education to competently perform an evacuation of an incapacitated climber from racking.
Syllabus: Pre use inspection of a rescue system
Attachment to anchor points
Attachment to casualty
Adjustment of rescue system
Lifting a casualty
Lowering a casualty
Understanding suspension intolerance

Prerequisites: Reasonable level of health, fitness and aptitude.

Max. Ratio: 6 Delegates to 1 instructor.

Certification Expiry: The certificate is valid for a maximum of one year.

Throughout the course, the student will be continually assessed and expected to complete a written and practical examination.
Only on successful completion of the whole course and examination will the candidate be issued with a certificate of competency.
This course is designed and delivered using BS8454 (code of practice for the delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue), IRATA international code of practice and equipment manufacturers technical instructions.

WORK AT HEIGHT – HIGH BAY AND RACKING

To provide practical experience and education to allow safe access around racking systems.

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COURSE DETAILS:

Duration: 1 Day (can be made into a 2 day course with the inclusion of rescue at height for high bay and racking).
Audience: Any person that would be expected to climb into racking for repair or maintenance purposes within the distribution facilities industry.
Course Aim: To provide practical experience and education to allow safe access around racking systems.
Syllabus: Pre use inspection of work at height PPE
Harness donning and appropriate use
Understanding the principles of work restraint
Understanding the principles of fall arrest
Understanding the severity of falls whilst using PPE
Use of twin energy absorbing lanyards
Understanding suspension intolerance
Use of self rescue techniques
Use of work positioning lanyards
Understanding the hierarchy of fall control measures
Identifying work at height hazards
Identifying task specific hazards

Prerequisites: Reasonable level of health, fitness and aptitude.

Max. Ratio: 6 Delegates to 1 instructor.

Certification Expiry: The certificate is valid for a maximum of three years subject to maintenance of skill level.
Throughout the course, the student will be continually assessed and expected to complete a written and practical examination.
Only on successful completion of the whole course and examination will the candidate be issued with a certificate of competency.

This course is designed and delivered using BS8454 (code of practice for the delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue), IRATA international code of practice and equipment manufacturers technical instructions.

Heightworks run courses onsite and also at our premier work at height training facility in the West Midlands.

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