Work at Height Rescue Training

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Work at Height Rescue Training

Work at height refers to any work activity where there is a potential risk of a person falling a distance that can cause injury. This includes tasks on ladders, scaffolds, platforms, roofs, or even next to open edges.

Rescue in the context of working at heights context of working at heights refers to the procedures and techniques used to safely retrieve a person who has fallen and is suspended in a harness or is stranded at height without a safe way down. The need for a prompt and efficient rescue becomes imperative, as prolonged suspension can lead to serious health complications, known as suspension trauma.

Course Overview

This course equips participants with the expertise to choose appropriate equipment and techniques for work at height and rescue.It emphasizes real-world applications, especially in Telecom, Power Transmission, and Wind Energy sectors. Trainees will gain hands-on experience in rescuing peers from towers or ladders using a lift-and-lower method. The curriculum delves deep into safe work methods on derricks and similar structures. By the end, participants will be well-versed with OH&S regulations, associated safety gear maintenance, and relevant standards and practices for working safely at heights.


Target Audience

  • Building industry experts.
  • Maintenance crew members.
  • Specialists in roofing.
  • Communication & utility professionals.
  • Teams in window cleaning.
  • Safety advisors.
  • Any position involving tasks at elevation.

Course Duration: One Day

Course Content:

The course consists of Theoretical & Practical Knowledge in the following areas :-

Module: 1
  • Introduction
  • Definitions
  • OSHAD Cop
  • Working at Heights Hierarchy of Control
  • Planning of Working at Heights
  • Working at Heights Precautions
  • Falling Hazards
  • Falling Protection
  • Personal Fall Arrest Systems
  • Types of Anchorage
  • Understanding of the function, ratings and equipment checks for equipment used for rescue from
  • height using preset systems
  • Understanding of key terminology associated with rescue from height equipment
  • Rescue Preparation and the rescue plan
  • Emergency service and emergency response
  • Hazard Identification during rescue at height situation
  • Fall suspension trauma
  • Rescue at height methodology
  • Rescue at height equipment, Identification and use
  • Ascension to and rescue of the victim
  • Determine the rescue method and rescue position
  • Identify the appropriate stretcher for given rescue scenarios
  • Recall basic principles for use of stretchers in rescue scenarios
  • Practical
  • Written Examination


Theory evaluation, both before and after the course, involves multiple-choice questions. Participants need to secure at least 75% on the post-course test. For the hands-on practical test, a minimum of 75% is required for successful completion.

Certification & Validity

After successfully finishing the training program, attendees will be awarded the TTI Personal Card & Certification. The certificate's validity extends for one year from the date of the training session.