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The Roco Rescue Blog has Moved!

The Roco Rescue Blog has moved to our main website at http://www.RocoRescue.com – We have over 200 rescue-related articles on our blog and are constantly working to bring you the most relevant content in the industry!

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Ratqa Rescue Team’s Commendable Rescue Effort

Since 1999, Roco has had the opportunity to train and equip rescue teams in Kuwait. The first team that we trained was the Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation (KNPC) Fire Officers that were assigned to three refineries located south of Kuwait … Continue reading

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Confined Space Fatalities…a closer look at the numbers

At some point during just about every Roco CSRT Rescue Stand-By job, someone will ask us why we are there. After we tell them that we’re there to make sure all the workers go home safely (and explain some of … Continue reading

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FAQ: When should I retire my rescue rope?

 When should I retire my rescue rope? It’s always best to refer to your rope manufacturer for proper care, inspection and replacement, so that’s what we did. Here’s what Steve Hudson, President of PMI Rope, had to say. He first … Continue reading

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FAQ: Can I use my training rope for rescue?

We’re often asked about using training rope for rescue purposes, so here’s what we discovered… The short answer is yes. However, NFPA 1500 provides some additional guidelines. NFPA 1500 Standard on Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program (2007 Edition) 7.16.3* Life … Continue reading

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ConocoPhillips-Alaska attends FastTrack 120 in Baton Rouge

“I have attended other Technical Rescue training programs, and the instruction and training that I have received during this FAST TRACK 120 course has been within the top 3 courses I’ve attended in my 20 years in the Fire Service.” ~ … Continue reading

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