Tower Climber and Rescue Train-the-Trainer Course


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TOWER Climber and Rescue Train-the-Trainer

The Pacific Safety Solutions Tower Climber & Rescue Train-the-Trainer Course provides students with the teaching tools and methods to provide in-house tower fall protection and rescue training. Our course is offered in our indoor tower training facility, and allows students to learn in a controlled environment under close supervision and tutelage of our skilled instructors. Students successfully completing this course will be recognized as a Tower Climber & Rescue Train-the-Trainer course in accordance with ANSI/ASSE Z359.2 (Minimum Requirements for a Comprehensive Managed Fall Protection Program). Trainers will be able to deliver authorized and competent climber and rescue training to meet the individual needs of their employers and customers. Written and practical tests are administered to ensure that the principles presented in the course are understood. Documentation is available to satisfy your company’s due diligence and regulatory requirements.

This course meets the Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training (ANSI/ASSE Z490.1), the highest industry standard for training. It also meets the requirements of ANSI/ASSE Z359.2, Minimum Requirements for a Comprehensive Managed Fall Protection Program, found in the ANSI/ASSE Z359 Fall Protection Code.

Trainers are able to conduct authorized climber and rescue, and competent climber and rescue training according to the NATE CTS 4th Edition standard.

*NOTE: Pacific Safety Solutions can supply all necessary fall protection equipment for this Trainer course.

This program is fast-paced and not intended for new climbers or those without previous training experience. This program expects that students understand basic fall protection and rescue equipment use.  Students must at a minimum hold current Competent Climber and Rescue certification and have a minimum 3 years experience climbing and working towers.

Students must be employed by a Company
Previous fall protection and rescue training to the competent climber/rescuer level
Previous experience in some level of adult skill-oriented training
Organizations and Trainers must sign a training license agreement with Pacific Safety Solutions prior to enrollment in the course

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, Trainers will have the materials to teach site-specific fall protection programs to their company’s employees. Materials distributed during this course include presentations, exams, outlines, exercises, lesson plans, regulations, student manuals and documentation records. Trainers will be able to deliver training to Climbers and Rescuers using Pacific Safety Solutions student manuals and materials.

Fall Protection Theory and Application
Hierarchy of Fall Protection
Ladder Climbing Systems
100% Energy Absorbing Lanyards
Work Positioning Systems
Connector Compatibility
Calculated Clearances
Descent Control
Suspended Rescues
Equipment Inspection, Care and Maintenance
Troubleshooting During Exercises
Protecting the Rescuer
Conducting Safe Exercises
Lifelines and Fall Arrestor Systems

Students Will Also Receive a Flash Drive Loaded With the Following:
Microsoft PowerPoint® Slide Presentation Trainer
Outline and Procedures for Hands-On Activities
Climber and Rescuer Course Outline
Student Documentation (checklists for internal records)
Roster, Exam and Proficiency Checklist
OSHA Fall Protection Regulation(s)
Pacific Safety Solutions direct contact phone number for On-Going Technical and Training Support

Size: 8 students to 1 instructor
Time: 32 hours