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!
Posted in Articles, Confined Space Types Chart, Events, FAQ's, Important Links, Meet Us, News & Views, Photo Posts, PRO-files, Real Rescues, Rescue Students Talk, Resources, Tips & Techniques, Upcoming Courses
Tagged adequate instructions, avoiding danger, body harness, Confined Space, confined space entry teams, confined space rescue, confined space rope rescue, CSRT, fall protection, fatal confined space incident, high angle rescue, IDLH atmospheres, industrial rescue compliance, industrial rescue teams, municipal fire training, News & Views, NFPA, OSHA, OSHA 1910.146(k), OSHA safety compliance, osha standards, Pat Furr, Pocket guide, rescue, rescue courses, Rescue Equipment, rescue preplans, rescue teams, rescue techniques, rescue training, Roco courses, Roco Pocket Guide, Roco Rescue, Roco training center, rope rescue training classes, RTC, safety safety, safety training, structural collapse, tactical rescue, trench and shoring training, trench and structural collapse, Trench Collapse, trench rescue training
Reviewed by Pat Furr, Roco Chief Instructor/Technical Consultant For users of the SKEDCO flexible litter, there is good news. The SKED® Litter can now be ordered with Cobra™ quick connect buckles. Or you can order a Cobra™ Buckle Retrofit Kit … Continue reading
OSHA’s definition of a “Competent Person” varies slightly depending on which standard, preamble to final rule, directive, or standard interpretation it relates to. This article from NSC’s Safety+Health publication points out some very important considerations regarding an employer’s designation of a … Continue reading
The Petzl ID: Essential Gear for Rescuers by Pat Furr, Roco Chief Instructor/Technical Consultant OK, who has not had the opportunity to use the Petzl ID? The ID is one of the most versatile bits of rescue hardware that I have in … Continue reading
by Pat Furr, Roco Chief Instructor/Technical Consultant When doing our “risk vs. benefit” analysis, we always want to limit the exposure of our rescuers to the lowest level of risk practical. The SureClip™ telescopic rescue pole is one tool that … Continue reading