Technical Rope Workshop

Confined Space Rescue Drills
Provides continuing education for NFPA 1006 Technicians and 1910.146 Rescue Teams

This 8 hour training program combines lecture, discussion, and hands-on to demonstrate techniques and methods to ensure rescuer competency and proficiency. 

Students shall have completed initial training as a Technical Rescuer (Rescue Technician I or II, Industrial Rescue, Rope Ops, etc.) and a basic understanding of rescue methods and systems prior to attendance is required. For Rope Rescue Technicians, Confined Space Technicians, and other technical rescue rescue disciplines dependent upon rope techniques within confined spaces.

Course Overview

Safety Training Services, Inc. presents a Technical Rope Workshop – Confined Space Rescue Drills. This hands-on course will refresh rescuers in confined space hazard assessment and mitigation, atmospheric monitoring and PPE selection, and removing patients from confined spaces. Students will encounter several hazards and obstacles during technically demanding hands-on evaluations. Teamwork, situational awareness, and critcal thinking skills are emphasized in all aspects of this course. After attending this class participants will:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the removal of patients from a variety of confined spaces.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of hazard identification and mitigation techniques.
  • Develop and implement a successful rescue plan.

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Training Materials: Ropes, rigging equipment, and rescue gear will be utilized during this course. A limited number of harnesses and PPE will be available. Students are strongly encouraged to bring and wear equipment used by their own rescue team. A class III Rescue harness, hard hat or rescue helmet (no fire helmets), and safety glasses, long pants and sturdy work boots are required to participate in hands-on exercises. Successful completion will result in a certificate for eight hours of continuing education.