Rope Access BS 7985 and BS ISO 22846 - 2012
Rope Access BS 7985 and BS ISO 22846 - 2012 RSS15
Course Introduction A 3 day course (9am - 5pm each day) aimed at the worker who needs to use abseiling / work suspension as their method of access. The course follows BS 7985 2002: Alos in conjunction with BS ISO 22846-2012 standards for Industrial rope access and looks at basic principles including access, ascending, descending, transfers, fundamental rigging and rescues. This course is aimed at a person who will be supervised whilst working at heights in an abseil method of work.
The course practical sessions are delivered on an outdoor training structure. So students are advised to bring with them appropriate clothing for the prevailing weather conditions.
Certificate Validation This course is valid for 3 years.
Prerequisites Minimum age 18 and students must have an understanding of English. A fit for work declaration will need to be completed before start of course. It would be desirable the student has already attended a Working at heights or rooftop top access course before attend to gain full advantage of the 3 days.
Course Content Working at Heights regs - Health and Safety regs -Principles of Rope access - hazard identification - harness fitting - pre use inspection of equipment - fundamental rigging - anchor point selection - ascent - descent - change over’s - rope to rope transfers - deviations - rebelays - passing knots - basic hauling systems – rescues
Assessment procedure Ongoing practical assessment throughout the course and a questions and answers paper on completion of the course to gauge your understanding of the course content. Assistance will be given for those who may need it