Abseiling training for high-rack stackers

In order to be able to react appropriately in dangerous situations, we offer you this abseiling training from high-rack vehicles in particular. In this training, the requirements of the emergency abseiling device, the abseiling procedure and the correct behavior during a rescue operation are explained as well as practically tested and practiced. Through the abseil training, we prepare your operators for high-rack trucks optimally for possible emergency situations.

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Abseiling training for high-rack stackers

Safe abseiling with GRUMA

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We train at your site

Rappel training on high-rack vehicles or narrow-aisle equipment takes place under real conditions on your premises. In this way, your individual equipment and work situations can be optimally addressed.

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Your service package at GRUMA

  • Training materials
  • Qualified teachers
  • High quality tested rescue harness
  • Latest technology
  • Certificate of attendance
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High quality and professionally tested rescue harness

The theoretical part and the practical rappelling exercise are carried out at your site with our own rescue harnesses designed for this purpose. 

For whom is the abseil training suitable?

Operators of high rack industrial trucks

The rappelling exercise is required once a year if the operator's position can be raised more than 3 meters for rack stackers.

  • Experience in the safe handling of high rack equipment
  • Physical and mental fitness
  • Minimum age: 18 years

Depending on group size
Approx. 5 - 8 hours

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Rappel training procedure

Theoretical part (approx. 2 - 2.5 hours)

  • Legal basis and operating instructions
  • Description and requirements of the emergency descenders
  • Equipment scope and tests
  • Maintenance, care and storage
  • Correct slinging and intended use
  • Carrying out the rappelling process with the vehicle-specific rappelling device
  • Behavior after rescue - emergency lowering
  • Putting on/handling the seat belt, guiding the ropes
  • "Dry runs" of the participants with complete equipment

Practical part

  • Instruction on the high rack stacker
  • Rappelling exercise of the participants at a height of approx. 3 meters
  • Behavior after the rescue

Legal basis of the abseil training

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These devices require rappelling training

Narrow-aisle stackers, also known as high-rack stackers, ensure high handling rates in narrow high-rack warehouses by driving and lifting at the same time. 


Do you still have questions?

The staff at the GRUMA Academy will be happy to help you




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