Tower Rescue for Tower Workers


This course is jam packed with information and material on climbing, fall protection, structure-based rescues, ground-based rescues, and more.

About the Course

Coming off the heels of the pioneering work of Reed Thorne and our Tower Rescue for Emergency Responders course, students will find valuable lessons relating to power utilities, rope access, and other industrial rescue units inside Tower Rescue for Tower Workers.

Reed Thorne is widely considered a foremost pioneer in the game of rigging and the physics behind it. His company, Ropes That Rescue, is known globally as a premier teaching school and in many ways, an institution.

What You’ll Learn

Tower Rescue for Tower Workers is packed with information and material relating to topics such as:

Climbing protection

Fall protection

Structure-based rescues

Ground-based rescues

Hazards of the discipline

And more!

Course Curriculum

Unit 1: Welcome

1.1 Welcome

1.2 Course Materials

1.3 Tower Rescue for Tower Workers Manual

1.4 Ground Base Tower Schematic Handout

1.5 Tower Solo Rescue Schematic Handout

1.6 Video Tutorial: Introduction with Reed Thorne

Unit 2: Climbing Techniques

2.1 Climbing Techniques

2.2 Video Tutorial: Climbing Techniques

Unit 3: Lead Climbing

3.1 Lead Climbing

3.1 Video Tutorial: Lead Climbing

Unit 4: Double Lanyard Climbing

4.1 Double Lanyard Climbing

4.2 Video Tutorial: Double Lanyard Climbing

Unit 5: Advance Placed Climbing and Fall Protection

5.1 Advance Placed Fall Protection

5.2 Video Tutorial: Advance Placed Climbing and Fall Protection

Unit 6: Controlled Descent

6.1 Controlled Descent

6.2 Video Tutorial: Controlled Descent

Unit 7: Solo Rescue, Part 1

7.1 Solo Rescue: Victim Hanging

7.2 Video Tutorial: Solo Rescue: Victim Hanging

Unit 8: Solo Rescue, Part 2

8.1 Solo Rescue: Victim Clinging

8.2 Video Tutorial: Solo Rescue: Victim Clinging

Unit 9: Threading the Needle

9.1 Threading the Needle

9.2 Video Tutorial: Threading the Needle

Unit 10: Raise, Skate, Lower

10.1 Raise, Skate, Lower

10.2 Video Tutorial: Raise, Skate, Lower

Unit 11: Wrap Up

11.1 Wrap Up

Added Perks

Additional features Rigging Lab Academy Members are enjoying

Certificate of Completion

Download your personalized Certificate of Completion after completing the course.

100% Self-Paced

Go through the course material as fast or as slow as you’d like.

Private Discussion Board

Ask questions, meet other students, and even chat with the course instructor.


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