Basic training covering all aspects of safe working and rescue with industrial rope techniques. An operator level 1 always works under the supervision of a responsible operator level 3 (supervisor).
For whom? Basic practical training for anyone involved in height rescue.
Prior knowledge: No prior knowledge and/or experience with regard to the treated teaching material is required.
After successfully completing this training, participants will have or be able to:
- theoretical knowledge about risk inventory, making an action plan and emergency plan
- theoretical knowledge about relevant rules of the Working Conditions Act / Working Conditions Decree / Working Conditions Policy Rules | Health & Safety Catalogue
- knowledge of the requirements set by the legislator for personal protective equipment with regard to tests/inspections, training and use
- knowledge of the relevant conclusions from the PPE regulation
- knowledge of equipment use: workplace limitation, work positioning, fall protection and rope access/rescue
- knowledge of forces/energy caused during a fall: energy conversion, impact force and fall factor
- knowledge of equipment limitations
- use standard equipment for working at height with rope techniques correctly
- use and apply the different areas of work and rescue at height appropriately
- correctly perform the maneuvers in accordance with level 1 as stated in the ITRA code of conduct
- a thorough understanding of the responsibilities associated with the level.
Level 1: Rope responder as part of a team. Basic knowledge of rope access techniques, able to assist under minimal supervision in height rescue and low angle stretcher rescues.