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WFTR232 - Wind Turbine Tower and High Angle Rescue, Climbing, and Personal Protective Equipment

This course provides theoretical and practical instruction on wind turbine tower rescue and high angle rescue and personal protective equipment. Students cover the theory and practice of addressing emergent rescue situations in, on and around wind turbines.

 

Hours: 35 (Lecture Hours: 20; Laboratory Hours: 15)

 

Total Weeks: 1

 

Prerequisites:
None

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:
None

 

Co-requisites:
None

 

Course Content:
- Personal protective equipment utilization and maintenance
- High angle rescue considerations and practice
- Tower rescue practices
- Tower climbing safety practices

 

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Identify personal protective equipment components and their application
- Describe safe rescue practices during emergency situations
- Safely climb 100 meter towers
- Participate in high angle rescue procedures
- Engage in partnered rappelling and climbing exercises
- Complete climb and descent procedures

Knowledge:
Use initiative to identify tasks

Attitudes:
Use time productively.

Skills:
Select and use appropriate tools.

 

Grading System: Percentage

 

Passing Grade: 70%

 

Percentage of Individual Work: 100

 

Supplies:

Coveralls, footwear having CSA approved safety-toe protection, CSA approved safety glasses with clear lenses, learning modules, notebooks, and calculator.

 

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