TRARAsia Height & Confined Space Rescue Operations Level-1

 TRARAsia Height & Confined Space Rescue Operations Level-1

Industry  Automotive, Cement, Chemical, Construction, Heavy Engineering, Metal, Minerals & Mining, Oil Gas & Petroleum, Other Industries like Shipping.

Item Code – TARA-A-HCS L-1

Participant Profile – Technicians

Target Participants

Fire Teams and Emergency Response Teams responsible to rescue trapped casualties from height and confined spaces in plants.

Mandatory Requirement

Self declaration of medical fitness.


48 hours (including assessment)

No of Participants

Upto 8 per batch

Training Methodology
  • Class-room and practical training at client site anywhere in India
  • Suitable training hand‐outs shall be distributed to the participants
Learning Objectives

Getting Started: Introduction

  • Expectations and Objectives

Introduction – Overview of Confined Space Entry Rescue

  • Basic Considerations for Rescue
  • Steps in Confined Space Rescue Process

Rescue Team Organization and Management

  • Emergency response system for confined space emergencies
  • Duties of the Rescue Entrant(s) and Back-Up Rescue Entrant(s), Rescue Attendant, and Rescue Team Leader

Sizing up existing and potential conditions at WAH & Confined Space emergencies
Protecting Personnel from Hazards within the Confined Space

  • Monitoring Continuously, or At Frequent Intervals, the Atmosphere in All Parts of the Space to be Entered for Oxygen Content, Flammability [Lower Explosive Limit/Lower Flammable Limit (LEL/LFL)], and Toxicity, in that order

Ensuring that Personnel are Capable of Managing the Physical and Psychological Challenges that Affect Rescuers Entering Confined Spaces

Performing Entry-Type Rescues into Confined Spaces (meeting all of the following specific qualifying

  • The internal configuration of the space is clear and unobstructed so retrieval systems can be utilized for rescuers without possibility of entanglement
  • The victim can be easily seen from the outside of the space’s primary access opening
  • Rescuers can pass easily through the access/egress opening(s) with room to spare when PPE is worn in the manner recommended by the manufacturer
  • The space can accommodate two or more rescuers in addition to the victim
  • All hazards in and around the confined space have been identified, isolated, and controlled.

Rigging and Using Rescue Systems

  • Pre-use inspection
  • Knots & Rigging
  • Establishing Anchor Points for Rescue Systems – On the use of SARQUAD/4-Leg Anchor Device
  • Using Rescue System in Hauling and Lowering Operations – On the use of Manual Retrieval System Kit

Victim Management – Packaging and Transferring Patients for Confined Space Rescue

  • Patient Packaging and STROP/Litter Rigging
  • STROP/Litter Hauling/Raising and Lowering Operations

Summary: What’s Next

  • Develop Rescue Plan into their SOP after performing a drill
  • Maintain Competency – Rescue Capability

Written & Practical Assessment


Certificates and Competent Person I-cards are awarded to the participants after successful completion of the course.


2 Years