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“FIT can provide bespoke rope rescue teams to facilitate emergency access and retrieval from the most difficult and high risk environments.”

The key to any rescue scenario is identifying the risks of the environment and utilising the best method for the situation. There are times when ladders or aerial appliances are not suitable for a safe and timely rescue. These incidents call for a highly qualified and experienced Rope Rescue Team.

We offer our clients support and advice throughout the task. Our management team will visit your site prior to project commencement and provide a site-specific working at height management plan. A full detailed rope rescue procedure and a full set of risk and method statements will be part of the outputs so that you have the security and knowledge that you are compliant.

Our rope rescue teams are highly qualified and they have passed a range of qualifications approved by City and Guilds, FAIB and ECITB. and FIT ensures our Rope Rescue teams are deployed with all the latest quality equipment as standard. Safety and compliance is our number one priority.

We support a wide range of businesses with rope rescue teams. These include global businesses such as Tate & Lyle, Canary Warf, Shell, Oikos, IWJS and Waitrose. We also work with smaller businesses and we have supported Tier 1 and Tier 2 contractors with rope rescue services.

Our rescue teams are based across the UK so wherever you need support with confined spaces, we can help. They are on standby and generally, we can provide you with a rescue team within 24 hours. At FIT our rescue teams don’t just work 9-5, they are available to work 24/7 which means that you don’t have to plan any site shutdowns around our availability, we work around your plans.

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Rope Rescue Team FAQs

  • What is a Rope Rescue?

    A rope rescue is when a person is rescued from height or depth through the use of specialist technical rescue method of ropes and harnesses.

    The key to any rescue scenario is identifying the risks of the environment and utilising the best method for the situation. There are times when ladders or aerial appliances are not suitable for a safe and timely rescue. These incidents call for a highly qualified and experienced Rope Rescue Team.

  • How much does a Rope Rescue Team cost?

    Due to the many variations of a rescue team a number of factors will contribute to the price of a team the factors that will to considered by First Intervention Team will be as follows:

    • Team formation of the rescue team required (3man – 4man)
    • Duration of the confined space works
    • Shift duration
    • Out of hours working
    • Additional safety equipment required
  • Do I need a Rope Team?

    A Rope Team requirement will depend on the environment and challenges faced. Our experienced team are available to assess and advise on the recommend methods for technical rescue that your site require.

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