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Why Rescue?

5 Minutes to save a life.

Fall protection systems may halt a fall but remaining suspended in a harness is more dangerous than you may realise.

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Rapid Recovery Systems

Discover three different height rescue systems that together enable the recovery of a fall victim in any situation at height.

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Winch, Haul & Descent courses.

Get certified to execute your rapid height rescue plan using the latest equipment.

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In 5 minutes Suspension Intolerance
can change a life forerver.



20% face death
within 10 minutes...

After a fall the body goes through several stages of physical distress. These are a group of conditions known as Suspension Intolerance and Reflow Syndrome. Their effects can be devastating. So much so in fact that 20% of all fall casualties are presumed dead within 10 minutes. And for everyone else? Within the hour.



There's no time to call 999.

In as little as 5 mintutes a fall victim can suffer brain damage. It's a testament to our emergency services that they can respond within 8 minutes, but for us that's already too late.

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Two Responsibilities:
One Moral. One Legal.

Work at height is risky. That means we have a duty not just to ourselves, but to others. For employers it means making adequate rescue provisions for the workforce. For operatives it means acting quickly in an emergency. And it's not just a moral duty, it's a legal one too.

See: WAH Regulations 2005 and British Standard 8437.

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Training & Equipment.
Fulfil Your Duties.

Fulfilling your duties requires two things: equipment and training. That means selecting the right recovery systems and certifying employees to operate them. Because training and equipment are closely linked we believe they go hand in hand. By manufacturing our own rescue equipment and basing our courses around it, Leading Edge offer the safest, simplest way to satisfy your rescue provisions.

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    Get Trained

    Explore the Winch, Descent, Haul and Multi-Method height rescue courses.

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    Get Equipment

    Discover the Winch, Descent and Haul rescue devices

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