PUASAR032A - Undertake vertical rescue (Wind Sector)

Description

This vertical rescue course is designed to compliment your basic safety and heights training for those working in the wind sector. It covers the competency required to perform technical rescue operations as members of a rescue team. The focus is on the development of safe work practices and rescue procedures in accordance with your site and legislative requirements.
Thomson Bridge will adapt our core course to be suitable to your specific Site requirements

Units of Competency

PUASAR032A - Undertake vertical rescue

Unit Prerequisites

PUASAR022A - Participate in a rescue operation
HLTAID003 - Provide first aid

Training Location

At your wind farm Site.

Course aim

To provide attendees with skills and procedures for dealing with advanced wind farm rescues on wind turbine generators. The course will vary in duration and design, depending on your needs, however we will aim to end the course with scenario days on the turbines to ensure familiarity with rescue from those areas.

Learning activities

Trainer led presentation, group discussions, practical demonstrations & exercises. Scenarios and role playing.

Learning outcomes

The course will prepare attendees for incident management and how to perform WTG rescues in the simplest, safest, most efficient way possible. Training addresses the use of stretchers, casualty management and lifting and lowering techniques from the turbine using industry specific equipment. Topics covered include:
Relevant Legislation and Standards
Emergency management
Scene assessment and reporting
Select appropriate equipment for the rescue
Check, service and maintain vertical rescue equipment
Work within team roles and responsibilities
Casualty assessment and packaging
Escort stretchers in raising and lowering operations
Safety factors and Safe Working Loads of equipment
Establish vertical rescue systems
Ascending and descending systems
Haul lines and mechanical advantage
Vertical rescue concepts and practices.

Duration

Four days for Initial and two days for Refresher. The course can vary in duration dependant on your needs however we always aim to end the course with scenario days on the turbines to ensure familiarity with rescue from those areas.

Cost

Please contact our Office for details on 1300 15 66 85 or email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Availability

Maximum for theory is 8. Maximum for practical exercises is 4.

Equipment & PPE

For practical exercises, attendees will be required to have access to your Site based Heights equipment and personal kit including harness and helmet.

Assessment approach

Demonstration of practical skills. Role play/scenario work. Written and practical assessments.

Contact Us

Call Thomson Bridge to discuss your training requirements.

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 09:00 - 18:00 EST.

1300 15 66 85

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