South Africa - A 'Fall Arrest & Basic Rescue' course will be hosted at DWR Distribution from 22-24 February 2016. This will be of interest to riggers and technicians, tower climbers, workers on elevated platforms and site managers - any person who may share in conducting a possible rescue, the company says.

The three day course has been approved by SETA, SAQA, DOL, Eskom, Vodacom, Cell C, MTN, MSN, Huawei Technologies Africa, ZTE, Anglo Coal & Platinum and Exxaro. Delegates who pass this course will receive a certificate valid for three years.

Delegate requirements include: A certified copy of ID document; Valid Medical Certificate stating fitness for work at height (valid for at least 3 months from training date); Learners must be proficient in English Reading and writing, up to the level of Grade 10; Delegates are welcome to bring their own harnesses and rigging gear.

The course will cover the following topics: Falls and Fall Factors; Shock absorbing lanyards; Connectors; Helmets; Anchors, slings and wire strops; Work positioning lanyards; Retractable lanyard; Rescue.

The training will take place at DWR Distribution, Unit 1, Block C, Kimbult Industrial Office Park, 9 Zeiss Road, Laserpark, Honeydew from 22-24 February 2016 at a cost of R 3600.00 Incl. VAT. If you are interested in attending, please email: or call 011 794 5023

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