Tower Access & Rescue Workshop

Tower access techniques, safety systems, and basic partner rescue

Petzl technical illustration of tower-access worker climbing a towerObjectives:

  • Explore tower access techniques and safety systems
  • Learn basic partner rescue techniques specific to the tower work environment


  • Legislation and equipment.
  • Tower/ladder climbing techniques and safety systems.
  • Fall protection and work positioning methods.
  • Rigging hauling and lowering systems.
  • Accessing and rescuing a fallen worker.


  • Tower climbers
  • Rope access technicians, trainers, and assessors
  • Rescue professionals