Rescue I Training: Water Tower

Water Tower Rescue – Tech Safety Lines’ Rescue I Training curriculum concentrates on the various uses and applications of self-rescue and assisted rescue equipment designed for workers at height on water towers. The greater portion of this high angle rescue class is held on an elevated structure. After becoming comfortable with the simple processes used with the equipment, the students will perform and participate in several simulated rescue scenarios.

These exercises will include a variety of real-life situations:

  • Access victim
  • Remote victim
  • Pick-offs
  • Self-rescue/refuge
  • Other challenging drills

Each student must have appropriate PPE, including a full body harness, fall arrest lanyard and any personal fall protection devices normally used.

All Tech Safety Lines rescue and safety training programs meet or exceed OSHA and ANSI standards.

Course Duration: 2 or 3 days (dependent upon on the rescue equipment)

Class Size: maximum 6 students per instructor

Please contact us for further information, pricing, and the rescue equipment most suitable for you work environment.


Course Objectives

Each student will learn efficient deployment methods and effective kit preparation in order to be rescue-ready in the event of an emergency. Basic fall protection principles, climbing techniques, and pre-rescue readiness are explained and demonstrated. Other course objectives include:

  • Pre-emergency planning
  • Equipment selection & use
  • Victim assessment
  • Suspension trauma awareness
  • Communications
  • Raising and lowering
  • Equipment care & maintenance

Resource Materials