Monthly Archives: November 2011

Preparing for the Forgotten Hazard…Rescue from Fall Protection

UPDATE: OSHA recently unveiled its top 10 most frequently cited violations for 2010, and topping the list is Fall Protection. With 7,139 violations, Fall Protection is still at the top, switching places with last year’s first place holder, Scaffolding. OSHA reported that 260 … Continue reading

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Teaching from Experience… Roco Chief Randy Miller

Randy Miller, Roco’s Chief Instructor and Trench/Structural Collapse guru knew at an early age rescue was his calling. It all began when he joined the Hagerman volunteer fire department in his late teens, and went on to study at Florida … Continue reading

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Salute to Our Troops

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Corpus Christi Firefighters Save Man Trapped in Grain Bin

CNN reported this dramatic grain rescue by the Corpus Christi Fire Department back in April. OSHA has just announced significant penalties and multiple violations for the Texas grain company. Here’s more… How do you rescue a man stuck in grain … 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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