Rescue of Suspended Casualty at Height

This height rescue training course provides learners with the practical skills necessary to safely recover a suspended casualty following a fall.

Techniques include remote rescue with telescopic reach pole, assisted abseil rescue and assisted rescue from ladders. 

Practical training can be carried out using a range of proprietary height rescue systems.

Rescue of Suspended Casualty at Height
Aims & Objectives This height rescue training course will provide delegates with the practical skills necessary to safely carry out a rescue of a suspended casualty at height, identify symptoms of suspension intolerance and administer appropriate emergency first aid.
Suitability All that work at height
Duration 1 Day
Dates Call 0800 783 0757 for details
Numbers Maximum of 6 delegates per course
Lunch A snack lunch and refreshments are provided
  • Students should be physically fit
  • Students should not have any contra-indications for working at height
  • Pre-use inspection of fall protection & height rescue equipment
  • Fit and adjust fall protection equipment
  • Planning for height rescue
  • Communications
  • Safe climbing techiques
  • Establishing a work position
  • Improvising anchor points
  • Evacuating a casualty by lifting and lowering
  • Remote evacuation of a casualty
  • Assess and manage a casualty including symptoms of orthostatic intolerance
  • Reporting procedures
  • Practical & written assessment
Notes Comprehensive notes will be given to all Students who attend the course.
Certification On satisfactory completion of the course a certificate of competence will be issued that will be valid for three years.