Working in a hydropower plant

The complex work environment in hydropower plant stations has high demands on safety. In this course, we focus on the fall risks in a hydropower environment. We cover the importance of risk assessments, rescue plans and how to rescue a person from a confined space, overhead crane or from the water.

  • After an approved course, the participant will be issued a certificate
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The goal is for the participant to understand what fall risks to consider in a confined space and a hydro Powerplant environment.

Theoretical elements

  • Basic for fall arrest systems
  • Knowledge of safety risks in Hydropower
  • The importance of a good rescue plan
  • Knowledge of rescue methods
  • Use of rescue equipment
  • Rescue in water
  • Rescue from confined spaces
  • Rescue with overhead cranes horizontally and diagonally
  • Self-evacuation

Practical elements

  • Rescue out of water
  • Rescue from confined space
  • Rescue horizontally and diagonally
  • Rescue over edge
Target group: Personnel working in hydropower. Previous knowledge: None Period of validity: 3 years Course length: 16 hours (2 days) Instructor: 2
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