Communication Tower Safety Course

Communication TowerPurpose

As cellular telephone networks continue to expand, so do the employment opportunities for communication tower technicians. Cell tower technicians climb the face of telecommunications / cellular towers to install, test, maintain, repair and remove a variety of radio frequency and antenna equipment.

The industry needs people who have an interest in working at heights, have the ability to travel extensively and are dedicated to a safe work environment.

Target Audience

People who want to work as communication tower technician and those already in this industry.

Course content

Communication Tower Safety Course

  • Standards, OSHA, ASME, ANSI Z359, ANSI Z490, ANSI 10.48 – Fall Protection
  • Basic tower climbing techniques and equipment review
  • Mandated Safety Meetings
  • PPE Inspection and Documentation
  • Rescue Procedures and Equipment Review
  • Understanding, Prevention and Treatment for Suspension Trauma
  • First Aid – At Height – On the Ground – Basic Survival in remote locations
  • Site Hazard Analysis
  • Weather Considerations
  • RF Exposure
  • Electrical hazards
  • Hazards associated with hoisting personnel and equipment with base-mounted drum hoists
  • Inclement weather
  • Falling object hazards
  • Anchorages, Connectors, Snap Hooks and D-Rings
  • Understand the use of Lanyards, Life Lines ,Roper Grabs, and Ladder Climbing Systems Knots & Hitches, Rigging
  • Learning Rescue for the cell tower industry
  • Develop Rescue and Pre- Climb checklists
  • Learn about Monopole, Guyed, and Lattice Cell Towers
  • Maintain 100% – 2 points of contact, learn ascent, descent and industry climbing practices
  • Employee Responsibilities

Course Fee INRDuration Course TimingDate CommenceRemarks
CTSC7,0001 day10:00-18:00On Demand