Work at Height & Basic Rescue Competency


Work at Height Competency & Basic Rescue Competency

Item Code – C-WAH&BR/TO/CL2

Participant Profile – Technicians/Operators

  • Site-Hall/Classroom arrangements with Projector and screen
  • Learner should >18 years of age
  • Medically fit
  • Appropriate PPE-Harness, Helmets, Safety Shoes, Gloves & Snug fitting clothes
  • Preferably having experience of WAH
Target Participants

This competency program is designed for technicians and operators who are required for performing work at
height and rescue activities in their daily work place operations.


16 hours (2 Day)


10 Learners : 2 Facilitator

Trainer Level

Min Competency Level 2 (CL2)

Training Methodology
  • Classroom and Practical training
  • Suitable training handouts shall be distributed to the learners
Learning Objectives

  • Legislation and safety-requirements for WAH
  • Understand the various risks at the site
  • Different ways of Fall Protection
  • Hierarcy of control measures, Conducting HIRA
  • Incident reporting
  • Different types of PPE
  • Equipment familiarization
  • Pre-inspection of PPE, donning & doffing
  • Usage of Fall Protection System and work-positioning
  • Safe material handling techniques
  • Rescue Plan
  • Rescue Techniques-Self & Assisted
  • Suspension Trauma
  • Recovery Position for suspension trauma

Written & Practical Assessment


Competency ID card


2 years