Rescue 3 Safe Working At Height
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 1 Day
  • 8 People to 1 instructor

Rescue 3 Safe Working At Height

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  • Safety & Rescue
  • Beginner
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Overview

The Safe Working at Height (SWAH) course provides insight into the dangers that workers face when working at height and the current legislation in this area. Often, workers are faced with working at height during their jobs. Employment regulations clearly state that this must be done safely. The training is a good foundation for those who wish to move on to specialist rope work and climbing qualifications.

This course includes certification for Rescue 3 Safe Working at Height

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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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The Objectives

During this course, students will learn how to properly use a variety of fall arrest resources, such as harnesses, lines, lanyards and industrial fall arresters. The course covers, in detail, how these resources should be used in lifts, ladder trucks, and with a roof set, as used by fire services. Legislation and standards

·         Worker safety and survival

·         General hazards

·         Medical considerations

·         Risk assessment when working at height

·         Personal and team equipment

·         Basic rescue procedures

·         Introduction to ropes, knots and technical gear

·         Anchor systems

·         Placing rope protection

·         Use of work restraint and work positioning equipment

·         Use of different types of fall arrest equipment

·         Emergency descending

·         Use of lanyards and shock absorbers

Itinerary

* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

Throughout this one day course we will cover the following: Legislation and standards, Worker safety and survival, General hazards, Medical considerations, Risk assessment when working at height, Personal and team equipment, Basic rescue procedures, Introduction to ropes, knots and techical gear, Anchor systems, Placing rope protection, Use of work restraint and work positioning equipment, Use of different types of fall arrest equipment, Emergency descending, Use of lanyards and shock absorbers


Experience Required

Minimum age is 18 years

Why Choose Plas y Brenin?

Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.

If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself. We may also be able to arrange a transfer from Llandudno Junction train station, subject to availability. We would need a minimum of one week’s notice prior to your course start date – please contact reception to learn more.

When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide
Course Schedule

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Length
1 Days
Start Date
11th October, 2019
Spaces left
3
Cost
£158
This course will help you become

Rescue 3 Safe Working at Height Certified. The training is a good foundation for those who wish to move on to specialist rope work and climbing qualifications.

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