Competent Climber and Rescue Training

Tower Safety Competent Climber and Rescue Certification

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The Tower Safety Competent Climber and Rescue course teaches the cell tower worker on various fall protection rescue equipment and how to properly set up tower rigging, cell tower patient rescue, mechanical advantages, and self rescue, along with proper emergency care and risks.

Competent Climber and Rescue Training:

Competent Climber Cell Tower Rigging- Rope Education
  • Ropes: types, strength ratings, inspections and documentation
  • Knots & Hitches: Bowline, Clove, Prusik, Family of “8’s”, Munter Hitch, Clove Hitch

Advanced Rescue Systems for Competent Climber and Rescuer Cell Tower Workers:
  • Industrial descent devices – use, standards and regulations, inspections, ratings
  • Pulleys: types, applications, use

Raising and Hauling Systems for Rescue & Rigging Angles
  • Mechanical advantage – explanation, application, formulas, and simple vs. compound systems
  • Anchors: ratings, requirements, use, load sharing, and vector forces
  • Cross hauls and lowering systems
  • Load equalization
  • Rigging Scenarios on various cell towers, monopole, self-supporting, rope rescue

Competent Climber Training and Rescue Techniques A Competent Climber and Rescuer will be trained in fall protection according to ANSI Z35,Z490,10.48 standards and OSHA 1926 regulations and best practices. Students will know how to perform tower-based rescues and rescue training as they apply to the daily JSA’s or Tailgate meetings and fall protection according to OSHA, TIA and ANSI guidelines.

Tower Safety Competent Climber


Tower Safety Competent Climber Course


Tower Safety Competent Climber Course


Tower Safety Competent Climber Course


This is a great course to understand various rescues and safely climb on cell towers.