COURSE OVERVIEW:

Tower Rescue

These courses cover emergency response to high-angle rescue incidents involving communications towers, radio towers, and other man-made structures.



See full details of Elevated Safety Courses below.

  • Tower Rescue Awareness
  • Tower Rescue Technician
  • Tower Rescue Awareness

Upcoming Courses (See Full Courses Calendar)

Tower Rescue Technician
/// May 04 - May 07, 2021
/// Chicago, IL
8 Spaces Available
/// May 04 - May 07, 2021
/// Chicago, IL
8 Spaces Available
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Tower Rescue Technician
/// Sep 13 - Sep 16, 2021
/// Chicago, IL
8 Spaces Available
/// Sep 13 - Sep 16, 2021
/// Chicago, IL
8 Spaces Available
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FULL COURSE DETAILS

TOWER RESCUE AWARENESS

This 1-day course on Basic Cell Tower Rescue provides firefighters and company officers the knowledge and tools necessary to safely manage the early stages of an emergency response at a cellular/radio communication site.
 

Course Includes:

  • Tower types and purposes
  • RF hazard awareness, monitoring, and mitigation
  • Tower-climbing techniques and equipment
  • Victim profiles
  • Fire company operations
  • Cellular site fire scenarios
  • Technical rescue operations awareness

 

Prerequisites:

None
 

Target Audience:

  • Firefighters & First Responders
  • Search and Rescue Team Members
  • Industrial Rescue Team Members
  • Professional Rescuers

 

TOWER RESCUE TECHNICIAN

This 4-day program is designed to provide operations-level and technician-level skills to all participants. Students will become prepared for emergency response to high-angle rescue incidents involving communications towers, radio towers, and other man-made structures. The course meets all technician-level requirements outlined in the new Tower Rescue Chapter of NFPA 1670 (2017 Edition). Note: State certification is not available.
 

Course includes:

  • Tower hazards
  • RF safety
  • Tower climbing equipment and techniques
  • Tower rescue methods
  • Outlined requirements in Tower Rescue Chapter of NFPA 1670
  • Written and practical tests
  • Note: State certification is not available.

 

Prerequisites:

Confined Space Operations

  • Vertical II or Rope Rescue Technician

 

Target Audiences

  • Firefighters & First Responders
  • Search and Rescue Team Members
  • Industrial Rescue Team Members
  • Professional Rescuers

 

TOWER RESCUE ADVANCED

This 4-day program is designed to provide operations-level and technician-level skills to all participants. Students will become prepared for emergency response to high-angle rescue incidents involving communications towers, radio towers, and other man-made structures. The course meets all technician-level requirements outlined in the new Tower Rescue Chapter of NFPA 1670 (2017 Edition). Note: State certification is not available.
 

Course Includes:

  • Tower hazards
  • RF safety
  • Tower climbing equipment and techniques
  • Tower rescue methods
  • Outlined requirements in Tower Rescue Chapter of NFPA 1670
  • Written and practical tests
  • Note: State certification is not available.

 

Prerequisites:

  • Vertical II or Rope Rescue Technician

 

Target Audience:

  • Firefighters & First Responders
  • Search and Rescue Team Members
  • Industrial Rescue Team Members
  • Professional Rescuers