RESCUE COURSES

Since 1986, Gravitec Systems, Inc., has been PROTECTING WORKERS AT HEIGHT by improving their skills, knowledge, and equipment through fall protection, rope access and rescue training. People have been working at height for centuries but only recently have regulatory agencies, employers, families, and workers begun to take appropriate steps to reduce the social and financial toll of fall-related injuries and deaths.

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ADVANCED RESCUE

This course is designed and intended for participants to learn several rescue techniques to remove a fallen worker from fall arrest systems. Participants in the course are likely part of a group, shift or crew of workers who work at heights who may be participating in rescue events for each other. This course focuses on the use of commercially available rescue systems (Automatic Descent Control Devices, Block and Tackles, RSRL’s, Rope Descent Systems, Extension Poles, etc.) and the various ways that each system can be used to rescue a suspended co-worker.

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INDUSTRIAL RESCUE

Gravitec’s Industrial Rescue Course introduces participants to industrial rescue methods and emphasizes a planned approach to rescue where the acceptable rescue methods are determined in advance. Safety of the rescue team is considered before the rescue begins and stressed throughout the program. Classroom sessions are part of the curriculum but they are not the focus of this course.

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INDUSTRIAL RESCUE

Gravitec’s Industrial Rescue Course introduces participants to industrial rescue methods and emphasizes a planned approach to rescue where the acceptable rescue methods are determined in advance. Safety of the rescue team is considered before the rescue begins and stressed throughout the program. Classroom sessions are part of the curriculum but they are not the focus of this course.

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BUCKET TRUCK EVACUATION

Crane operators, utility workers, power generation or distribution locations, signage operators, manufacturing, aerospace workers, construction workers or anyone working from an aerial lift will benefit from this workshop.This one-day workshop will discuss, review and provide opportunities for students to evacuate from guarded baskets using equipment and systems designed for evacuation from aerial lifts. Commonly referred to as “bucket truck evacuation,” the equipment and techniques used can apply to any at height vehicle or location.

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ENTERTAINMENT & THEME PARK COMPETENT RESCUER

Similar to Gravitec’s Managed Fall Protection Program Administrator Course, this program provides managers and safety professionals with the tools, guidelines and materials to develop a state-of-the-art Comprehensive Managed Fall Protection Program outlined in ANSI/ASSE Z359.2-2007. With a focus on the Entertainment and Theatrical industries the course topics include development of corporate policies, identification and ranking of corporate-wide fall hazards, fall hazard abatement, fall protection training, guidelines for managing engineering improvements, inspection of fall protection and rescue equipment and writing work procedures.

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ENTERTAINMENT & THEME PARK COMPETENT RESCUER

Similar to Gravitec’s Managed Fall Protection Program Administrator Course, this program provides managers and safety professionals with the tools, guidelines and materials to develop a state-of-the-art Comprehensive Managed Fall Protection Program outlined in ANSI/ASSE Z359.2-2007. With a focus on the Entertainment and Theatrical industries the course topics include development of corporate policies, identification and ranking of corporate-wide fall hazards, fall hazard abatement, fall protection training, guidelines for managing engineering improvements, inspection of fall protection and rescue equipment and writing work procedures.

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