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Swing Rope (Non-OPITO)

The non-OPITO Swing Rope training program introduces the participant with the knowledge and skills to transfer to a structure from a vessel and back onto the vessel from the structure.

Course Outline

  • Classroom
    • Safety
    • Peer Pressure
    • Swing Rope Selection
    • Routine Transfer to Vessel to Platform
    • Routine Transfer to Platform to Vessel
    • Landing
    • Transfer of Materials
    • Missed Landing
    • Suspended Between the Vessel and Platform
    • Fall into the Water
    • Personnel Transfer Devices
  • Swing Rope Exercises
    • Pre-test: Support weight on rope for 5 seconds utilizing only upper body
    • Standard transfers:
    • Swing from platform deck to boat deck utilizing only upper body 
    • Swing from boat deck to platform deck utilizing only upper body
    • Note: elevation change; increase of approximately one foot in height onto platform deck
    • Swing, simulate missed landing and stay on rope to return to starting deck
    • Support body weight for 10 seconds utilizing lower body (legs) to decrease weight on upper body

Course is held monthly. Call for dates.

Tuition: $175
0.2 CEUs