Evacuation & Rescue from Elevated Platforms

Who Is This Course For?

Users of cranes, order pickers and other plant operators

Duration 1 day
Venue Lyon Equipment (training may also be available at customers’ own venue)
Course code LT15
Cost Excl VAT £190

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For people working in elevated places such as cranes, mobile elevating work platforms, roofs, gantries and cable cars who may need emergency evacuation in the event of medical emergency or mechanical breakdown. This course is integral to the development of escape and rescue plans from these places and can be delivered at the client’s location. It incorporates use of appropriate pick-off rescue solutions.

Evacuation From Height Training Course


Medically fit and healthy
The minimum age of candidates is 18 years


  • Principles of the evacuation system
  • System usage and limitations
  • Component parts, standards, strengths and limitations Fall factors
  • Evacuation procedures:
    • Introduction to the I’D descender at ground level
    • Low-level usage
    • High-level usage
    • Selection of anchor points
  • Storage, care and maintenance of Personal Protective Equipment Relevant Legislation


The course assessment is by short written test and continuous practical assessment by Lyon staff.


A certificate of attendance and test and ID card record of training will be issued to successful candidates. Certificate valid for three years from date of assessment.