Category Archives: Rescue

Work at Heights: The Importance of Efficiency in Rescues

SPEED: When you speak about a Rescue being performed once a person has fallen, the general comment will be about time. The rule is the victim could experience Suspension Trauma anywhere from 5 minutes after a fall – which naturally means a rescue needs to be performed quickly. This is where the ‘Speed’ of the […]

Working at Height Rescue Plans and Considerations

We have covered a number of topics which circle this one but it is, to this day, a huge miss to the majority of South Africans Working at Heights. The topic of this issue is Rescue Plans and Considerations. A couple of points to note before getting onto this subject: The rescue team must know […]