Category Archives: Tips & Techniques

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The Roco Rescue Blog has Moved!

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!

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New Items for Your Rescue Toolbox: Petzl ID

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

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New Items for Your Rescue Toolbox: SureClip™ Rescue Pole System

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

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New Items for Your Rescue Toolkit

“If it’s been a while since you’ve updated your rescue equipment kit or attended a rescue class, you may not be aware of some of the newer pieces of rescue gear that not only make your job safer, but make … Continue reading

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SKED Procedural Change with Cobra Replacement Buckles

Here at Roco, we have recently discovered a minor issue when the SKED stretcher is updated with Cobra buckles. The Cobra buckle replacement system is attached by girth-hitching the components into the grommets. The girth hitch takes up more room … Continue reading

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Mechanical Advantage Systems: How Strong?

In this and upcoming articles, we want to give you an idea of the actual forces that are put on M/A systems versus theoretical forces that you may read about. What’s the difference? With theoretical, we’re referring to the amount … Continue reading

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