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ZGT-204 Basic tower climber & Rescue Refresher (EUSR & MATS Approved)

The Mast and Tower Safety Group 1 day Tower Climb and Rescue course is designed for climbers re-validating their MATS certification. The course framework, managed by Energy Utility Skills, refreshes delegates’ knowledge with the key information and practical training to work safely at height and gain access to telecoms tower sites owned by Arqiva and other telecoms companies.

Key Features

Course Duration1 Day

Instructor Ratio6:1

Certification1 Year

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Who's it For?

This MATS course is designed for industry professionals re-validating their certification for working on high structures wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) and require rescue status in line with the 2005 work at height regulations.

What's Included?

  • Introduction, Legislation, Standards & Guidance
  • Hazards associated with work at height on towers and masts.
  • Management of falling object hazards.
  • Selection of personal fall protection equipment (PFPE).
  • Access and anchor systems including temporary rope lifelines.
  • Principles of safe climbing / knots & uses
  • Pre-use inspection of basic PFPE.
  • Climbing fixed ladders with installed systems and PFPE.
  • Use of work positioning and fall arrest PFPE on open structures
  • Rescue from lanyards & casualty care
  • written and practical assessment

Any Requirements?

You must bring their own safety footwear and gloves and be physically fit to participate. Delegates must have obtained their MATS Tower Climb and Rescue Initial Validation (3 day course) Certificate prior to booking on this course.

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