Category Archives: Resources

Quick links to valuable information for the rescue industry.

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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What is a Competent Person?

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

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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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LAFD promotes Confined Space Awareness

“It is our experience that the victims, would-be rescuers, and co-workers either fail to adhere to their emergency plans or simply do not have a plan in place, with catastrophic results… In the last year alone, we have responded to … Continue reading

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