Enform Rig Work Fall
Rescue Training Course

Enform Rig Work Fall Rescue

What is the Enform Rig Work Fall Rescue Course?

This is the Enform approved Fall Rescue Course for Drilling and Service Workers. It is an 8-hour course designed for floor hands, motor hands, derrick hands, and drillers. 

It is also often taken by loggers, frac workers, cementers, mechanics, and electricians.

This is an in-depth look at rescuing workers from a derrick. This safety training course is mostly held outdoors on our drilling and service training rigs.

If you are looking for the OSSA Fall Protection Training Course (click here)




Why is Fall Rescue Training important?

This fall rescue course is required for most drilling and service rig workers. It specifically addresses the conditions on drilling rigs. The course is endorsed by the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling contractors.

What will I learn in the Rig Work Fall Rescue program?

Course Topics:

  • Rescuer safety
  • The definition of a competent rescuer
  • How to safely practice rescue skills
  • Rescue types
  • Use of winches for rescue
  • Primary and secondary rescue systems
  • Required rescue equipment for a drilling or service rig
  • Ropes for rescue and knots
  • Mechanical advantage and 4:1
  • Scenarios: winch/tugger rescue, lowering a worker from a ladder, use of a 4:1 pulley system to rescue a worker, packing using the spine board and basket, riding the geronimo/escape buggy.

At the end of the course, a test is required and successful students will receive certification.

This Rig Work Fall Rescue course is held at our training facility at the Leduc #1 Historic Site, just west of Edmonton.