Work At Height Training: Wind Energy

WORK & RESCUE AT HEIGHT FOR WIND ENERGY ( TURBINES )- 2 DAY

To provide practical experience and education for safe access and egress of a wind turbine generator using PPE that protects against a fall. This will also include self evacuation from the turbine and rescue of an injured colleague. This course is part of our wind energy training syllabus. 

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COURSE DETAILS:

Duration: 2 Day.
Audience: Any person within the wind energy sector who has the need to access areas of a wind turbine generator either onshore or offshore.
Course Aim: To provide practical experience and education for safe access and egress of a wind turbine generator using PPE that protects against a fall. This will also include self evacuation from the turbine and rescue of an injured colleague.

Syllabus: Pre Use inspection of work at height PPE
Appropriate use and donning of a work at height harness
Using work restraint, work positioning & fall arrest equipment
Understanding the severity of falls whilst using PPE
Understanding & managing suspension intolerance
Understanding the hierarchy of fall control measures
Identifying work at height & turbine specific hazards
Using self evacuation techniques
Operating lifting and lowering rescue equipment
Practical rescue scenarios using all learned techniques

Prerequisites: Reasonable level of health, fitness and aptitude.

Max. Ratio: 6 Delegates to 1 instructor.

Certification Expiry: This certificate is valid for a maximum of 2 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.

LADDER TRANSFER

To provide practical experience and education for safe access between offshore vessels and installations using PPE that protects against a fall.

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COURSE DETAILS:

Duration: ½ Day.
Audience: Any person who has the need to transfer from vessel to vessel or vessel to offshore installation whilst using a ladder for access.
Course Aim: To provide practical experience and education for safe access between offshore vessels and installations using PPE that protects against a fall.

Syllabus: Pre Use inspection of work at height PPE
Appropriate use and donning of a work at height harness
Using energy absorbing fall arrest lanyards
Using self retracting lifelines
Understanding the severity of falls whilst using PPE
Understanding & managing suspension intolerance
Understanding transfer procedures

Prerequisites: Reasonable level of health, fitness and aptitude.

Max. Ratio: 12 Delegates to 1 instructor.

Certification Expiry: This certificate is valid for a maximum of 3 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.

LIFTING & LOWERING – TOOLS & EQUIPMENT – ½ DAY

To provide practical experience and education for operation of a Heightworks hauling system to safely haul and lower tools and equipment.

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COURSE DETAILS:

Duration: ½ Day.
Audience: Any person who has the need to haul and lower tools and equipment between a transfer vessel and offshore installation.
Course Aim: To provide practical experience and education for operation of a Heightworks hauling system to safely haul and lower tools and equipment.

Syllabus: Pre Use inspection of hauling system.
Selection of anchor point.
Attachment to suitable lifting accessories
Lifting and lowering a load using 1:1 system
Lifting and lowering a load using 2:1 system
Hazard identification and assessing hauling and lowering risks

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 3 years.

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 LOLER 1998 (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations) and equipment manufacturers technical instructions.

MULTI DAY RESCUE COURSES FOR DESIGNATED RESCUE TEAMS

Combination of rescue techniques and use of backup systems, angled descents, stretchers and casualty medical care. Suitable for rescue teams and where descent routes are awkward.

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COURSE DETAILS:

Duration: The duration of this course will differ depending up on the course content and the prior
competency of the audience.

Audience: Any one who by nature of their work needs to be able to care for and extract an injured
colleagues or co-worker whilst working at height or difficult to access areas.

Course Aim: To create an onsite rescue/first aid team that can competently react to incidents and injuries sustained at height.

HSE approved first aid qualifications can be incorporated within this training.

Syllabus: Heightworks can design a course specific to your needs which incorporates different safe working at height and rescue techniques along with differing levels of medical care training.

Typical course content may include:
Understanding personal fall protection techniques
Harness donning and inspection
Lifting and lowering systems
Two rope systems (back-up ropes)
Use of stretchers
Maintaining casualty airways
Use of defibrillators
Administration of oxygen

Prerequisites: Reasonable level of health, fitness and aptitude.

Max. Ratio: 6 Delegates to 1 instructor.

Certification Expiry: This certificate is valid for 1 to 3 years depending up on course content and 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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