Tower Rescue Training is managed and presented by Elevated Safety LLC on NIPSTA's Glenview Campus. For more information about Tower Rescue and/or Elevated Safety's programs, please contact them direct at Info@ElevatedSafety.com, or by calling (866) 819-2194.
Tower Rescue Technician
This 40-hour program is designed to provide operations-level and technician-level skills to all participants. The course meets all technician-level requirements outlined in the new Tower Rescue Chapter of NFPA 1670 (2014 Edition). Participants will become prepared for emergency response to high-angle rescue incidents involving communications towers, radio towers, and other man-made structures.
Training topics include:
Tower climbing equipment and techniques
Tower rescue methods
These subjects will be addressed in a classroom environment and during multiple vertical training evolutions on a variety of structures. Written and practical skills testing will be conducted at the conclusion of this course, but state certification is not available.
Upcoming Tower Tech Courses
Please contact our Tech Rescue Manger if interested.
This one-day course on Basic Cell Tower Rescue provides firefighters and company officers the knowledge and tools necessary to safely manage the early stages of an emergency response at a cellular/radio communication site.
Basic Cell Tower Rescue instruction will take place in a classroom setting and covers the following topics:
Tower types and purposes
RF hazard awareness, monitoring, and mitigation
Tower-climbing techniques and equipment
Fire company operations
Cellular site fire scenarios
Technical rescue operations awareness
Upcoming Tower Awareness Courses
Please contact out Tech Rescue Manager for more info.