Monthly Archives: October 2010

Retrieval vs. Entry Rescue

Weighing the Risks There’s no doubt about it, confined space entry is risky business. A first consideration should always be to try and eliminate the known and potential hazards – or, even better, “engineer out” the need for entry when … Continue reading

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In the Trenches with Santa Fe Fire Dept

We received this great email and photo from Jan M. Snyder, Battalion Chief for the City of Santa Fe Fire Department. Thanks for the feedback, Chief! “I want to thank you for all your help and coordination this year with … Continue reading

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Roco Canada

Pictured is our Rescue I-Plus class, September 20-24, 2010 in North Vancouver, BC. Another great group of students from Canada, Alaska and New York! Roco Chief Instructor Tom Morgan and Instructor Randy Engemoen enjoyed getting to know the group, and as you can see the … Continue reading

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‘What pride to be Chilean’: Rescue effort galvanizes Chilean citizens

By Greg Botelho, CNN October 13, 2010 3:40 p.m. EDT …Copiapo, which could have been the site of mass mourning had the miners’ rescue effort gone awry, instead became home to a patriotic festival. The strong national pride was omnipresent: … Continue reading

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Confined Space Tech II – Students From Around the Globe

Students from “around the globe” attended the recent Confined Space Tech II class in Baton Rouge. Yet another large group with 5 of them coming all the way from Qatar. Thanks guys for another awesome class!

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Rescue Team Profile – Motiva-Convent

As part of our mission to develop a rescue community, we are asking teams to share their rescue experiences with the blog group. This month, Motiva in Convent, LA relates an interesting real-rescue their team faced. This Motiva team has … Continue reading

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