SA024 – Pole Top Rescue

The SA024 accreditation provides learners with the necessary information to rescue individuals who become suspended on the pole for whatever reason while working on the pole at height.

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Tadley, Hampshire

Course name: SA024 - Pole Top RescueDate(s) of course: Fri 26th AprDuration: 1 day course not including lunch
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Tadley, Hampshire

Course name: SA024 - Pole Top RescueDate(s) of course: Fri 10th MayDuration: 1 day course not including lunch
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Tadley, Hampshire

Course name: SA024 - Pole Top RescueDate(s) of course: Fri 28th JunDuration: 1 day course not including lunch
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Tadley, Hampshire

Course name: SA024 - Pole Top RescueDate(s) of course: Fri 26th JulDuration: 1 day course not including lunch
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Tadley, Hampshire

Course name: SA024 - Pole Top RescueDate(s) of course: Fri 30th AugDuration: 1 day course not including lunch
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Tadley, Hampshire

Course name: SA024 - Pole Top RescueDate(s) of course: Fri 27th SepDuration: 1 day course not including lunch
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Tadley, Hampshire

Course name: SA024 - Pole Top RescueDate(s) of course: Fri 11th OctDuration: 1 day course not including lunch
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Tadley, Hampshire

Course name: SA024 - Pole Top RescueDate(s) of course: Fri 15th NovDuration: 1 day course not including lunch
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Tadley, Hampshire

Course name: SA024 - Pole Top RescueDate(s) of course: Fri 13th DecDuration: 1 day course not including lunch
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Overview

Who is the SA024 - Pole Top Rescue training for?

This SA024 training course is aimed at those who perform overhead rescue from wooden poles as part of their role in the telecommunications industry or a similar utility sector.

What will you learn?

The SA024 accreditation provides learners with the necessary information to rescue individuals who become suspended on a telecommunication pole for whatever reason, while working on the pole at height. This accreditation aims to provide learners with the necessary information to undertake the rescue operation by climbing the pole and using a Mobile Elevating Platform (MEWP). It sets out the skills, knowledge and understanding to support delegates to use correct equipment and methods to carry out this task safely.

This accreditation ensures that learners involved to be suitably trained and accredited to industry and National Occupational Standard (NOS).

Pole Top Rescue Learning Objectives:

  • Understand relevant health and safety legislation and industry good practices related to pole top rescue
  • Understand how to formulate a plan for the aerial rescue operation on a pole and a ladder
  • Be able to carry out the aerial rescue operations plan and rescue the casualty from the Pole using a ladder
  • Be able to carry out the aerial rescue operations plan and rescue the casualty from the Pole using a Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP)

Streetworks

For those working on the highway, the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (NRSWA) requires at least one person on-site to hold a Street Works card to work on the highway.

This Smart Awards accreditation is based on a pre-requisite that any work on the highway requires appropriate Street Works accreditation to be held by an individual working on-site and that this individual is qualified to check that the planned provision of footways, traffic lanes and safety zones determined by the site survey meets with the requirements of the site location and approved procedures and practices required by the NRSWA 1991.

Some companies’ policies may vary where more than one person on site must hold a valid Street Works card.

Course Content

You will be assessed, via your theory and practical assessments, on the following criteria:

  • Identify hazards and assess the risks associated with the site and the proposed rescue
  • Interpret risk assessments
  • State ways in which to maintain the health and safety of yourself and others, in accordance with relevant legislation and industry good practice
  • State how to select and implement the appropriate working methods, in accordance with the assessed risks
  • Identify appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) for the rescue
  • Explain how to assess the main hazards on the pole and in the surrounding area and the operational difficulties in carrying out the aerial rescue
  • Define your responsibilities under relevant environmental and health and safety legislation
  • Describe the importance of evaluating the actions taken when carrying out aerial rescue operations
  • Define the importance of checking how well you worked with others to carry out, aerial rescue operations
  • State access and rescue methods which are safe, appropriate to the situation and in line with relevant industry guidance and codes of practice
  • Explain how to prepare and use appropriate rescue tools and equipment, safely and effectively
  • Describe the types of tools and equipment required and how to maintain these safely and effectively in line with the manufacturer's recommendations
  • Outline the legal requirements for checking equipment
  • Explain how to maintain effective teamwork when working with others to carry out aerial rescue operations
  • Explain how to plan the aerial rescue operation and the key elements that need to be included
  • Explain the basic principles of first aid and how they may be applied, according to your own level of training
  • Describe how to initiate the emergency plan
  • Outline the rescue methods required appropriate to a range of possible situations, including having a conscious or unconscious casualty
  • Describe the situations when aerial rescue by climbing may not be the most appropriate method
  • Explain how the type and condition of poles will affect rescues
  • Explain the implications of the safe working load (SWL) limit on the rescue
  • Explain how to re solve the operational difficulties in carrying out the aerial rescue
  • Describe the requirements of reporting the incident in line with relevant company policies and legal requirements
  • Demonstrate how to prepare and use appropriate tools and equipment for aerial rescue, safely and effectively
  • Assess the individual and any injuries that may have occurred
  • Assess the rescue situation and any hazards entailed in the aerial rescue, according to the available information
  • Assess the situation and the needs of the casualty and decide if the emergency services are required
  • Administer the appropriate first aid, based on your assessment of their condition and your training
  • Carry out an aerial rescue operation using methods involving casualty's and rescuer's lines, and rescuer's line by climbing the pole
  • Initiate and maintain effective communication during the aerial
  • Carry out an aerial rescue using a Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP)
  • Bring the casualty to the ground and continue with first aid as necessary until the emergency services can take over
  • Record the incident clearly and accurately

Assessment

The course includes both practical and theory assessment.

  • Practical Assessment - where you will demonstrate your knowledge of the practical tasks covered in this course
  • A 20 minute theory test, which is composed of multiple-choice questions (you will need to achieve a pass mark of 80% to complete this course)

Course Details

On receiving payment for your SA024 - Pole Top Rescue course, an email with your ‘course joining instructions’ is sent to you.
This document includes the following details:

  • Your chosen course date
  • Course start time at your chosen venue
  • Address of your chosen venue, including a map screenshot
  • Details of what to do if you need any special requirements to complete the course

You need to bring photographic ID, such as a driving licence or passport with you.

Lunch is not included, so please provide your own.

Entry Requirements

This qualification is available to anyone over the age of 18 years old and you must hold the SA001 Overhead Safety Smart Award qualification.
Smart Awards will not restrict access on the grounds of prior academic attainment, age, employment, geographic location or any other grounds. There are no barriers that restrict access or progression, thereby promoting equality. It is expected however, that learners will have a level of literacy adequate to cope with both the theory and practical assessments.

Assessment

The course includes both practical and theory assessment.

  • Practical Assessment - where you will demonstrate your knowledge of practical tasks
  • A 20 minute theory test, which is composed of multiple-choice questions (you will need to achieve a pass mark of 80% to complete this course)

Certification

This Smart Awards certificate is valid for 3 years, you will then need to complete the course again or attend a refresher course if available, to renew your qualification.

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    SA024 – Pole Top Rescue Locations

    Below is a list of our current locations for the SA024 Smart Awards Certification.

    Got a group? We have a network of locations that we can use for group bookings, contact a member of the PPS team to find out how we can help you.

    Hampshire

    The Hampshire training location is in the town of Tadley, just north of Basingstoke.

    Manchester

    North of the city of Manchester in Bury is the location of the Manchester training venue. Just off of of the M66, this location convenient for those travelling not only from Manchester but also in and around Huddersfield, Liverpool, Leeds and Sheffield.

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