Monthly Archives: February 2011

Tigers trump Tide in Bassmaster College Classic

NEW ORLEANS — The Fishing Tigers of Louisiana State University met the Alabama Crimson Tide Sunday morning on Lake Verret, which lies roughly 90 miles west of New Orleans. Roco-sponsored TJ Goodwyn shows off his wares for the LSU Tiger Team. … Continue reading

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Grain Storage: Rescuers Beware!

“Two teenagers (ages 14 and 19) were killed in a tragic incident involving a grain elevator in Illinois. Both young workers suffocated after being engulfed in a grain bin they had entered to help clear. A third young worker was … Continue reading

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Hands-On Training Most Effective in Hazardous Jobs

“Hands-on safety training for workers in highly hazardous jobs is most effective at improving safe work behavior, according to psychologists who analyzed close to 40 years of research.” At jobs where the likelihood of death or injury was highest, the … Continue reading

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Roco chats with Steve Hudson of PMI Rope

We recently interviewed rope guru (and president of PMI), Steve Hudson, to get some insight into the world of rescue rope. But, first, a little more on Steve’s background and what got him interested in building a better rope for … Continue reading

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Rescue Airmen Angle for New Rescue Techniques

1/21/2011 – CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. — by Staff Sgt. Leslie Kraushaar / 920th Rescue Wing Public Affairs What do you do with an empty, 300-foot tall, metal building that, at one time, was used to build Titan rockets? Air Force … Continue reading

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