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Tower Crane and Construction Rescue Training

Course Info

This course will provide the learner with the required knowledge to perform a Tower Crane and Construction Rescue. At the end of this course you will be able to demonstrate how to setup and dismantle rescue systems used in typical rescues from a tower crane and/or suspended casualties on a construction site. 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
  • Crane Construction
  • Construction – Suspended Casualty (ie. Worker fallen off leading edge)
  • Patient Packaging
  • Trauma Mitigation
  • Refresher of fall related legislation Federal and Provincial

Course Length

16hr (2 Days)

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