Communication Tower Rescue Training

Course Info

This course will provide the learner with the required knowledge to perform a Communication Tower Rescue. Whether it be a Self-Supporting Tower, or even a Guyed Tower, we will show you the necessary skills needed to perform any rescue you may encounter. Each participant will be required to pass a written test with a minimum 75%, be familiar with all equipment, rigging and related equipment, and demonstrate their ability to perform a daily inspection. A complete understanding of the workings of the descent system must be demonstrated and the ability to instruct workers in the correct procedures using the descent system.


1) A valid CPO Approved Working at Heights Certificate (If Applicable)

2) A valid Emergency First Aid and CPR Certificate

Topics Covered

  • Legislation (OH&S, NIOSH, CSA)
  • Hazards Identification and Assessment
  • Rescue Requirements
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Inspection of all related equipment
  • Identify proper anchor points
  • Proper use of PPE
  • Rescue techniques using the applicable Descent Device
  • Patient Packaging
  • Trauma Mitigation
  • Refresher of fall related legislation Federal and Provincial

Course Length

16hr (2 Days)

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