WE05 Met Mast Climber/Rescue
During this course delegates are provided with the essential practical and theoretical information needed in order to safely use fall protection equipment to access and work on lattice towers and masts. Delegates are taught how to identify and deal with the range of hazards commonly found in this environment and associated with this type of activity.
Those attending training should be medically fit to carryout the practical part of the course and have completed the RenewableUK or equivalent Work at Height Course.
Who Should Attend
Those person who are required to access met masts and similar types of structure as part of their work.
Course Objectives & Content
- Carryout a risk assessment and describe the methods used to deal with the main hazards
- Demonstarate the ability to select and use a range of personal protective equipment
- Safely use permanent vertical fall arrest systems
- Safely use temporary vertical fall arrest systems (fall ropes)
- Climb open steel structures and work at height using lanyards and associated safety equipment
- Carry out work position on high structures
- Describe and demonstrate the correct method of inspection, storing and maintaining personal equipment
- Describe the precautions to be taken with tools and equipment when working at height
- Use simple hauling equipment to raise/lower light loads up to a maximum of 20kg
- General requirements for rescue
- Emergency procedures
- Dealing with suspension intolerance (trauma)
- Rescue equipment - characteristics and limitations
- Equipment inspection and care
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Delegates will receive a certificate valid for 1 year.