Monthly Archives: March 2012

California OSHA Issues Confined Space Initiative

Reeling from seven confined-space deaths in one year, California has issued an alert and launched a special employer initiative to stem that toll. The Confined Space Special Emphasis Initiative is aimed at both those who work in confined spaces, and … Continue reading

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CAPTURE THE COBRA!

Introducing the Cobra™ Rescue Harness from Roco & CMC Model # RC005-FR 5.5 lbs. $ 495.00 UL Classified to NFPA 1983 and ANSI Z359.1 Watch the video! NEW from Roco Rescue instructors and design team engineers at CMC. The Cobra … Continue reading

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Commack Firefighters train extensively in “Trench Rescue”

The Commack Fire Department continued their commitment to training this past weekend by attending Roco Rescue’s Trench Rescue Technician course. This intensive 20 hour course trains members to identify types of trench collapses, soil classifications, hazard recognition, OSHA regulations, and … Continue reading

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Rescue Services Agreement…More Than Just a Legal Document

OSHA’s Permit Required Confined Spaces (PRCS) standard allows employers to use outside rescue services to meet the rescue requirements for entries into permit required confined spaces. “Outside” in this context means any rescue team that is not made up of … Continue reading

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Hollywood Comes to RTC!

The Rescue I Plus class held at Roco Training Center (RTC) in Baton Rouge last month had some celebrity students on board. While all the students were heroes, you might be interested in hearing from the professional stunt performers as … Continue reading

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February Pocket Guide Winners!

Thomas V. from Draper, Utah and Jack T. from Coldwater, Michigan were the lucky winners of Roco’s February Pocket Guide giveaway! Roco will continue to give away two pocket guides each month. Stay tuned into our blog to see if … Continue reading

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