Wind Turbine Rescue (PDQ)

PDQ Wind Turbine & Tower Rescue Training

In collaboration with Sterling Rope, the PDQ Rescue System was developed to provide a lightweight self-rescue kit for use in tower, wind turbine or other work-at-height environments. Training is delivered in our purpose-built training centers in Reno, NV; Houston, TX; and Ste-Julie, QC.

PDQ training courses can also be provided at alternate facilities, provided they meet the necessary safety requirements. Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a custom course.

Our Team of certified PDQ Instructors bring years of experience working-at-height, versatility in teaching in a variety of settings, and a passion for safety and education.

  • W110 – PDQ Competent User Course – This course provides candidates thorough training in the use of the PDQ system for self-rescue as well as the rescue of an injured worker who is suspended by their fall-arrest equipment. Practiced scenarios include rescue of an injured worker who is suspended off the side of a vertical structure, suspended in a fixed ladder, or is incapacitated and needs to be moved through a confined area.
  • W210 – PDQ Instructor Course – A rigorous course designed to certify candidates as PDQ Instructors and to deliver the W110- PDQ Competent User Course. Effective teaching techniques along with safety and risk management procedures necessary for delivering group training will be covered.
  • W210 – PDQ Instructor Refresher Course – This refresher course is designed to re-certify current PDQ Instructors. In order to remain certified, Authorized Instructors must attend a refresher training one year from initial certification, and then every two years thereafter.
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