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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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Can your Rescue Team “Walk-the-Walk?”

The Value of Performance Evaluations As an employer with permit-required confined spaces, you’ll need to determine if your rescue team or selected rescue service can truly “walk-the-walk” when it comes to confined space rescue. OSHA’s Permit Required Confined Space Standard … Continue reading

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Confined Space Fatality Follow-up

Here’s a follow up to a Confined Space Fatality story we published earlier this year. One of the injured persons (a “would be” rescuer and co-worker of the initial victim) remains hospitalized since January.  According to a Cal/OSHA Chief, “it is … Continue reading

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Roco’s Pat Furr to Speak Next Week at VPPPA in New Orleans

Subject:  Fall Protection and Post-Fall Arrest Rescue Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2011 Time: 1:15pm – 2:15pm CST Place: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Roco Chief Instructor Pat Furr will be presenting a one hour workshop at the 27th Annual National … Continue reading

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Confined Space Attendants – More than just a “Hole-Watch”

These are some of the highlights of the confined space attendant’s duties:
* Know the hazards that may be faced during the entry, as well as the effects of those hazards
* Monitor conditions inside and outside of the space
* Call for the evacuation of the space in the event of an emergency or the detection of a prohibited condition Continue reading

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