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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 Study: Relying on Municipal Rescuers for Confined Space Response

A study on the “reliance of municipal fire departments for confined space response” has been funded by a legal settlement following the deaths of two workers in a confined space incident in California. Research by the University of California, Berkeley, … Continue reading

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Rescue Services Agreement…More Than Just a Legal Document

OSHA’s Permit Required Confined Spaces (PRCS) standard allows employers to use outside rescue services to meet the rescue requirements for entries into permit required confined spaces. “Outside” in this context means any rescue team that is not made up of … Continue reading

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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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INVISIBLE HAZARD KILLS AGAIN

Roco Director of Training/Chief Instructor, Dennis O’Connell reviews the importance of following OSHA safety standards for confined space entry, no matter how many times workers have entered the space. The take away? With confined spaces…It’s NEVER old hat! Atmospheric Hazards … Continue reading

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Trench Rescue…A thinking game

Roco Chief Instructor Randy Miller explains that trench collapse injuries and/or death is way too common in civil construction, and industrial maintenance projects. The sluggish economy entices organizations to cut corners, after all – time is money. This trend also extends … Continue reading

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