The Mast and Tower Safety Group (MATS), in collaboration with the Energy, Utility and Skills Register (EUSR) accreditation scheme.
Duration: 6 guided learning hours over 1 day
Delegate to Trainer ratio: 6 Students to 1 Instructor
This is a revalidation course for those who work on towers and masts in the telecommunications industry, it will focus on the key information and knowledge required to work safely at height. Training covers the key characteristics, limitations, and correct use of personal fall protection equipment (PFPE), how to climb fixed ladders using a range of fixed fall arrest systems, how to climb open steelwork using lanyards and fall ropes. The course also refreshes those attending with the skills required to attempt the rescue of an injured workmate stranded on a mast or tower. Regarding rescue, the training covers key characteristics of equipment, limitations of the equipment and how to use dedicated abseil rescue equipment commonly found in the telecommunications industry. The course can be tailored to your rescue/abseil descent equipment.
Delegates must have an in-date Basic Tower Climber & Rescue Course certificate, have undertaken and passed a suitable fitness assessment/ medical for climbing and working at heights in accordance with MATS Group Guidance GN005 Medical Requirements for Climbing Masts and Towers
This course is aimed at people who wish to re-certificate in basic tower climber and rescue.
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Certification Upon successfully completing the programme, delegates will qualify for registration on the Energy, Utility and Skills Register (EUSR) for Basic Tower Climbing & Rescue, a unique ID No and a 1-year certification. will be provided.
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