Competent Climber & Rescue Training: Water Tower
The Competent Climber & Rescue Training course curriculum is designed to help you and your company establish a safe work environment, safe work practices, and the safe implementation of emergency procedures for those who work on water towers.
We are committed to ensuring that all of our students meet the unique qualifications needed for working at height. This includes the physical requirements, a demonstration of the knowledge, and practical skills required to safely perform elevated work activity, as well as recognition and mitigation of the hazards associated with the water tower industry.
- 8hr PowerPoint
- Safe climbing techniques
- Utilization of various types of Fall Protection
Learn the fundamentals of high angle rescue. The second portion of this course concentrates on the various uses and applications of self-rescue and assisted rescue equipment for use on water towers. After becoming comfortable with the simple processes used with the equipment, the students will perform and participate in several simulated rescue scenarios while working at height on water towers.
These exercises will include a variety of real-life situations:
- Accessible victim
- Remote victim
- Other challenging drills
Each student must have appropriate PPE, including a full body harness, dual leg lanyard and any personal fall protection devices normally used.
All Tech Safety Lines safety and rescue training programs meet or exceed OSHA and ANSI Z359.2-2017 regulations and safety standards.
Course Duration: 4 Days
Class Size: maximum 6 students per instructor
Please contact us for pricing and further information.
The objective of our course is to educate students on fall protection standards and techniques, as well as the risks associated with working at height. By reinforcing safe work practice theories through exercises and scenarios, we allow an immediate opportunity for students to apply these concepts in a real-world environment. Our goal is to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to be competent and confident water tower technicians. Content Covered:
- Fall Protection Hierarchy – systems and theory
- Summary of applicable standards
- Pre-job Planning and Site Analysis
- Anchor points — determination and design criteria
- Components of Personal Fall Arrest Systems
- Techniques/Mechanics of Climbing
- Industry Hazards — assessment and mitigation
- Equipment Care and Maintenance
- Rescue – Practice, Theory, and Rescue Plans
- Course Manual
- Wallet ID card
- Certificate of Completion
We offer a recertification course for those with an expired wallet card.