WORKING AS A MEMBER OF A RESCUE & RECOVERY TEAM IN CONFINED SPACES REQUALIFICATION
Breaks for refreshments are included in this overall total
This training course will refresh candidates about being present as a member of a team for rescue and recovery of casualties from confined spaces should an emergency arise. Candidates will become part of a “rescue team” and will be expected to set up and check rescue equipment for use in an emergency and enter and work safely to recover a casualty from a confined space should an emergency arise. This will be achieved by a combination of theoretical and practical sessions.
Candidates to be well and fit enough to undertake work activity involving loading and transport of a casualty in a simulated confined space.
Candidates will learn how to:
- Oversee safety checks of the entry and rescue teams prior to commencing work activities
- Enter and exit confined spaces safely as part of a rescue and recovery team
- Use equipment and tools safely
- Follow procedures and work safely as a member of a rescue and recovery team
- Understand the principles of working as part of a rescue and recovery team
- Understand standard protocols for working in rescue and recovery teams
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This course is taught by highly experienced instructors. All our trainers have worked in hazardous environments – so they understand the issues and working conditions a delegate may face at work.
Many of our trainers are also real-life rescuers who have been part of emergency operations in the UK and around the world.
On successful completion of the course, candidates will receive an MRS Certificate.
Certification lasts for 3 years.
There will be a maximum of 6 people on this course with an instructor to candidate ratio of 1:6.