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.
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: