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SG19 Scaffolder Rescue (1/2 day)

Fall protection and rescue training for scaffolders

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Duration:

Half day

Attendees:

This scaffolding health and safety course is aimed at scaffolders, foremen, supervision staff and members of management.

Objectives:

The purpose of this scaffolding safety training is to give the attendees knowledge and skills to effectively plan and facility rescue and recovery of a scaffolder suspended by Personal Fall Protection Equipment (PFPE). The course can be tailored to suit clients own arrangements and rescue equipment.

Certification:

Successful delegates will receive a Simian Skill certificate of training achievement.

Course itinerary:

  • Introduction and welcome
  • Aims & objectives
  • Overview of temporary works
  • Legal overview – Work at Height Regulations 2005 (rescue only)
  • NASC Safety Guidance
    • SG4 – preventing falls (rescue only)
    • SG19 – rescue planning
  • Rescue equipment
    • Remote kits (Scaffpack/Gotcha)
    • Retractable inertia reels
    • Fully assisted kits
  • Rescue techniques
    • Rescue without specialist rescue equipment
    • Use of access equipment for rescue
    • Remote rescue techniques for scaffolders suspended in free-space
    • Fully-assisted rescue for scaffolders suspended in free-space
  • Role of the emergency services
  • HSE first aid advice
  • Syndicate exercise – prepare rescue plan for a given scenario
  • Practical rescue exercises & assessments
    • Simulation of a scaffolder suspended within/adjacent to the structure (e.g. tower, independent or birdcage scaffolds)
    • Simulation of a scaffolder suspended in free-space using retractable inertia lines (e.g. cantilever, drop-lift, hung, truss-out, protection fan)
    • Simulation of a scaffolder suspended in free-space using remote rescue equipment (e.g. bridging with beams, gantry, temporary roofs (with voids)
  • Test paper
  • Summary & review.

Certification

Successful delegates will receive a Simian Skill certificate as proof of completing this scaffolding training programme.

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