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Co Worker Rescue at Height Training

Everyone who works at height may be faced with a colleague who has fallen and is hanging helplessly in his fall protection system. The Co-Worker Rescue at Height (CWRH) course teaches participants to deal with that 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 prepare employees for this possible scenario. Generally, with a few simple tools, this problem can easy be solved.

Our 2-day Rescue 3 accredited course covers the following:

• 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

On completion of the course, all delegates will hold an internationally recognised Rescue 3 CWRH qualification valid for 3 years. Rescue 3 are the leading global technical rescue training agency for all levels of technical rope and water rescue training.

This training is delivered by serving fire fighters of Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue and is delivered from our service headquarters in Exeter. Here we use our USAR (Urban Search and Rescue) tower/mast for practical training.

Please contact us for pricing as this will depend on student numbers.