HS1 Advanced Working at Height and Rescue

Course and Simulation Designed and Taught by Professional Trainers.

Who is the course for?

The course is aimed at workers, supervisors and rescuers in industry or construction, who work at height.

Course content:

The course covers the following:

  • Questions and answers from HS0 Basic Height Course
  • Dangers
  • Risk hierarchy
  • Risk assessment
  • Legislation for working at height
  • A, B, C, D of working at height
  • About PPE verification, maintenance and storage
  • Common PPE Defects
  • Example checklist for PPE verification
  • Warning signs and obligation. Significance
  • About fencing the work area
  • About strings
  • Why do we need to know how to make knots?
  • Types of nodes
  • Pulleys and pulley systems
  • Suspension trauma
  • Emergency procedure
  • Industry-specific rescue solutions
    • Save with Rollgliss from fixed vertical ladder
    • Save with Rollgliss from a building (structure, scaffolding, equipment, overhead crane)
    • Save with Davit Arm from a channel
    • Save with Ultralok from the overhead crane (high platform)
    • Rescue with climbing techniques
  • Risk assessment and work permit at height
  • Check the PPE to be used
  • Equipment and mutual check (buddy check)
  • Making nodes: eight stop node, eight double node, eight tracking node, alpine butterfly node
  • Safe ascent-descent on a vertical ladder
  • Positioning-restricting
  • Creating a temporary "Life Line" on the rope (horizontal and vertical)
  • Save with Rollgliss
  • Rescue with Davit Arm
  • Rescue with climbing techniques

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    Trainee Requirements

    • Age: minimum 18 years
    • Good health
    • “Work at Height Capable” medical certification
    • HS0 certification or similar

    Course Location

    • Online
    • Safety Academy HQ
    • Client HQ
    • Duration: 8h

    Instructions for the theoretical test

    The theoretical part of the course ends with a test. Make sure you read and master the material in each module to give the correct answer to the questions. Choose the correct answer. Each question has only one correct answer. To take the test you must answer all the questions. The scale for passing the test is at least 80% correct answers. If you have not reached the scale, come back and answer again.

    Instructions for the practical part test

    The practical part of the course starts only after the test for the theoretical part has been passed. The programming for the practical part is done according to the trainers’ program. The practical part ends with an evaluation (practical test) of the degree of mastery of the student’s knowledge, made by the trainer. If the practical evaluation has been passed successfully, the certificate of graduation of the course is issued. The certificate is valid for 12 months.

    Min trainee number:

    • Safety Academy HQ: 4 person
    • Client HQ: 6 person

    Safety Academy will schedule the practical course and will notify you when there is a group of at least 4 people.

    Max trainee number:

    • Safety Academy HQ: 6 person
    • Client HQ: –