COMMUNICATION TOWER CLIMB SAFETY/RESCUE

Modern steel truss towers and masts used for communications, high voltage power lines and a host of other tasks present significant issues to the worker who must ascend them and, in the event of a mishap, rescue or be rescued from them.

Our Communication Tower Climb Safety is contextualized to the student’s place of work and job focus. The main aim of the program is to be as relevant to the student’s tower climbing requirements as possible, with systems and protocols that are specific to their everyday situation.

  • Methods of accessing the work position
  • Using double hook lanyards
  • Using fixed ropes and/or fixed ladders (on communications towers)
  • Work positioning methods
  • Controlled Descent techniques
  • Rescue techniques

Training is designed to be realistic and customised to suit your particular work situation (e.g. communications towers and energy transmission towers). This course is suitable for anyone who has the requirement to access towers within their work.

Prerequisite: None

Contact us for a customized (site specific) quote today!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What are the common hazards faced by communication tower workers?

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Workers face numerous hazards, including falls from great heights, electrical hazards, dangers associated with hoisting personnel and equipment, inclement weather, falling object hazards, equipment failure, structural collapse of towers, and exposure to hazardous levels of RF radiation

Who is responsible for ensuring safety in communication tower climbing?

Safety is a shared responsibility. It involves the tower owners, contractors, subcontractors, and individual employees. It's essential for every organization involved to prioritize safety and adhere to safety standards​

What are some best practices for communication tower safety?

Best practices include comprehensive safety planning, job hazard analysis, emergency action plans, enforcing 100% tie-off policies for climbers, proper use of safety equipment, and regular training and certification of employees. It is also crucial to monitor and evaluate contractor safety records and ensure ongoing training and education

How can ground crews ensure safety?

Ground crews must also adhere to strict safety standards. They should avoid working above other crews, always wear personal protective equipment, and stay alert to overhead hazards, especially during lifts. Keeping clear of the load and recognizing the importance of overhead hazard awareness are critical for safety
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Working Hours 
Monday - Friday 8 a.m , -  4 p.m ,
Saturday  -  Closed
Sunday  -  Closed
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