- Fall Protection
- Confined Spaces
- Water Tower Rescue
The Fall Protection Training Session gives a brief overview of government rules, regulations, standards and the purpose of fall protection training. Instructors will go over how to properly identify fall protection hazards. Differentiation between fall arrest, fall prevention, and fall protection will be outlined. In depth training on Anchorage, Body Support, Connectors, Deceleration, and Emergency Rescue Plan, the ABCEs of fall protection. Examining the risks and dangers of falling and how to avoid an incident after a fall; suspension trauma, toxic shock, etc. A summary of how to properly clean and maintain fall protection equipment in addition to the need for annual inspections. A hands-on approach of how to properly wear a harness while looking at some of the hazards which are associated with working in these situations. A hand-written test covering questions on the various topics identified through the training is required for certification.
The Confined Spaces Training Session will cover definitions, criteria, rules, regulations, and standards applicable to confined space work. Atmospheric hazards, physical hazards, human and psychological factors that affect the worker will be discussed. You will learn to evaluate atmospheric hazards by testing the atmosphere, monitoring guidelines, functional bump testing and calibration. Ventilation, exhausting, purging, mechanical and electrical hazard isolation, flow isolation, controlling source of ignition will be gone over atmospheric management and hazard control portion of the training. The ten steps to safe entry will be gone over to ensure you safely assess a site. The duties of the supervisor, entrant and tending worker will be covered. Confined space rescue section will cover the employer’s legal responsibility, types of confined space rescue and developing a confined space rescue team. The training session will go over the intrinsic safety approvals of equipment and what considerations need to be made in regards to safety equipment. There is a required three hour practical training portion conducted in a safe working environment simulator.
The Aerial and Water Tower Rescue training program is designed to educate the participants in the necessary skills to conduct safe and effective rescue operations from the lofty heights associated with aerial and water towers. The training program teaches participants how to conduct a proper hazard assessment of the emergency rescue scene, provide site control and scene management, and the proper victim packaging and removal techniques.