Fall arrest & rescue

The course will equip learners with the necessary knowledge, skills and understanding in order to take responsibility for installing, using and inspecting fall arrest systems and to perform basic rescues.

Formative assessment

  • Various activities will be completed during class, as well as for homework.

Summative assessment

  • Written assessment and practical assessment to be done at the end of the course, learners must be found to be competent in bothe written and practical assessment.

Course outline

Upon completion of the course, the successful learner will be able to assume responsibility for inspection and installation of fall arrest systems, and for implementing fall protection plans and rescues. Learners will also be able to:

  • explain:
    • the use of a range of fall arrest equipment and knowledge of applicable regulations
    • the use basic rope knots.
  • install and use fall arrest systems
  • inspect and assemble fall arrest equipment and systems
  • interpret and implement a fall protection plan
  • perform basic fall arrest rescues to bring a casualty down to safety.

Course Information

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Unit Standard Title:

Install, use and perform basic rescues from fall arrest systems and implement the fall protection plan

E-Learning Price:

Not Available as E-learning

E-Learning Duration:

Not Available as E-learning

Credits:

3

SAQA ID:

229995

Professional Body:

Saiosh

CPD Points:

5

NQF Level:

2

Prerequisites:

• US 229998 (Basic Working at Height) • two certified copies of ID/passport • certified copy of highest qualification • valid work-at-height medical certificate of fitness • issued by an occupational health practitioner (OHP)

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

Any person exposed to fall risk, where the use of fall arrest systems and specific types of fall protection equipment are going to be used or where a rescue might have to be performed. These people may include, but are not limited to: • safety practitioners • supervisors • riggers • rescue team members • fall protection equipment inspectors.

At SafetyCloud, we want to offer this same opportunity to prospective and current occupational health and safety professionals. They can now also receive training delivered through our our interactive online webinars. We have been at the forefront of occupational health, safety, and environmental training for over seven decades and looking to the future, we continue to offer the same world class training for which we have become renowned adding flexibility to train anytime from anywhere on our new powerful digital platform.

Unit Standard Title:

Install, use and perform basic rescues from fall arrest systems and implement the fall protection plan

Webinar Price:

Not Available as Webinar

Webinar Duration:

Not Available as Webinar

Credits:

3

SAQA ID:

229995

Professional Body:

Saiosh

CPD Points:

5

NQF Level:

2

Prerequisites:

• US 229998 (Basic Working at Height) • two certified copies of ID/passport • certified copy of highest qualification • valid work-at-height medical certificate of fitness • issued by an occupational health practitioner (OHP)

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

Any person exposed to fall risk, where the use of fall arrest systems and specific types of fall protection equipment are going to be used or where a rescue might have to be performed. These people may include, but are not limited to: • safety practitioners • supervisors • riggers • rescue team members • fall protection equipment inspectors.

We continue to offer tailored on-site training and classroom-based teaching at any of our 12 NOSA Colleges throughout South Africa. Offering you access to more than 100 safety training programmes – including SAMTRAC, the world’s leading workplace risk management course and the most sought-after training certificate in the HSE industry, suited for all places of work. Book your seat at one of our NOSA Colleges to experience safety training in the classroom.

Unit Standard Title:

Install, use and perform basic rescues from fall arrest systems and implement the fall protection plan

Course Price:

R 4 290

Course Duration:

3 days

Credits:

3

SAQA ID:

229995

Professional Body:

Saiosh

CPD Points:

5

NQF Level:

2

Prerequisites:

• US 229998 (Basic Working at Height) • two certified copies of ID/passport • certified copy of highest qualification • valid work-at-height medical certificate of fitness • issued by an occupational health practitioner (OHP)

Target Groups:

Any person exposed to fall risk, where the use of fall arrest systems and specific types of fall protection equipment are going to be used or where a rescue might have to be performed. These people may include, but are not limited to: • safety practitioners • supervisors • riggers • rescue team members • fall protection equipment inspectors.
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