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WFTR307 - Fall Rescue for Rig Work

This 1-day course was developed in conjunction with the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC). The course is intended for workers and other personnel involved in drilling and service rig operations. Topics covered include: rescue team roles, rescue equipment, ropes and knots, mechanical advantage, management of escape buggy, and rescue scenarios.


Hours: 8 (Lecture Hours: 4; Field Experience Hours: 4)


Total Weeks: 1



Fall Protection for Rig Work Course


Non-Course Prerequisites:






Course Content:
Topics covered in this course are:
- Rescue Team Roles
- Suggested Basic Rescue Equipment Kit
- Ropes and Knots
- Mechanical Advantage

- Scenarios


Learning Outcomes:

The goal of this course is to provide the student with a basic level of knowledge and skills used in rescue scenarios.


Grading System: Pass/Fail


Passing Grade: 70%


Percentage of Individual Work: 100


Additional Course Comments:
A secondary exam is permitted.  If the secondary exam is failed, students must retake the course.


Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
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