PUASAR032 Undertake vertical rescue 

This course will provide you with a clear understanding of how to carry out a vertical rescue.

 

Course Content

The course covers the following;

 

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Personal attributes
  • Falls from height
  • Harmonisation of Workplace Health and Safety Legislation
  • Manage the risks
  • Gather relevant information and determine your operational plan
  • Planning
  • Determine an operational response plan
  • Equipment
  • Radio battery maintenance
  • Selecting vertical rescue equipment
  • Features of rescue rope
  • Breaking force
  • Knotability
  • Falls from height
  • Harmonisation of Workplace Health and Safety Legislation
  • Manage the risks
  • Pulleys
  • How pulleys work
  • Lowering operations
  • Safety and rescue equipment
  • Selecting PPE
  • Cold and extreme clothing
  • Conduct and record risk assessments
  • Risk evaluation
  • Risk treatment
  • Clearing the edge
  • Abseiling
  • Ascending
  • Using stretchers
  • Packing the casualty
  • The four point lifting sling
  • Recover equipment
  • Making up
  • One scene – Operational debrief

 

Duration

4.5 Hours