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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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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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ConocoPhillips-Alaska attends FastTrack 120 in Baton Rouge

“I have attended other Technical Rescue training programs, and the instruction and training that I have received during this FAST TRACK 120 course has been within the top 3 courses I’ve attended in my 20 years in the Fire Service.” ~ … Continue reading

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Fast Track to Technical Rescue

The Orange (Texas) Fire Department recently completed Roco’s Fast-Track™ 120 course, which is arguably the ultimate rope rescue training experience. This 120-hour program works on techniques to produce a “well-rounded” rescuer who is capable of safely and effectively responding to a … Continue reading

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Challenge Photo Gallery

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Here are more photos from Roco Rescue Challenge, Spring 2011. Click on photo to enlarge, or right-click to download. Remember, Roco Rescue Challenge, Fall 2011 is being held in Beaumont, TX on October 5 & 6, 2011. Make plans for … Continue reading

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Confined Space Stand-by Teams: How many members?

This topic was brought to light by one of our blog participants. Since it may affect many industrial rescue teams in our readership, we are posting the information here to share with the entire community. In response to a question about … Continue reading

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