Rope Rescue Teams

Operational Teams, Support and Training

Rope Rescue Teams

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

We offer our clients support and advise throughout the task, our management team will visit you site prior to project commencement date and provide a site specific working at height management plan, detailed rope rescue procedure and a full set of risk and method statements.

Our teams are trained to the highest levels and FIT ensures our Rope Rescue teams are deployed with Quality equipment such as PETZL and LEAF.

Rope 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 Team.

How much does a 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. 

Who we work for in Confined Space Rescue:-

Overview of qualifications for FIT rescue teams

  • Confined Space City & Guilds (6150 / 01-05)
  • Casualty Handling Techniques
  • First person on the scene (FPOS-I)
  • Advanced First Aiders
  • Emergency medical technicians
  • Rope Rescue Operative & Supervisor
  • Working and performing rescue techniques in high risk environments rescue under SCBA
  • NEBOSH
  • IOSH
  • CCNSG Safety Passport
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Defibrillator
  • Industrial Firefighting Operations (Levels basic – officer)
  • EUSR (Electrical & Clean Water)
  • Face fit tested
  • BA & Confined Space Medicals
  • Gas detection awareness and management
  • COSHH Awareness

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