Tag Archives: high angle rescue
OSHA Fall Protection Standards for Industry Pat Furr reviews the importance of following OSHA safety standards for fall protection, and the steps an employer can take to ensure a safe work environment by providing high quality training. In the recent … Continue reading
Helpful tips from Roco Chief Instructor Pat Furr Keep it real, but challenging. Is your rescue team in a rut? Do you end up practicing the same two or three rescue scenarios during your training drills? If you answered yes, then … Continue reading
Why does my trusty old Petzl ID allow rope to continue feeding during a lower or rappel even after I have locked it off in work positioning mode?
The answer may be in the description “trusty old”. The ID has a wear indicator cast into the friction bobbin. It is located at the top of the bobbin on the side of the bobbin that the swinging side plate … Continue reading
Driving around your town, how many times have you seen workers in a trench working totally unprotected? As an emergency responder, are you aware of the imminent dangers around these trenches and do you know how to protect yourself should … Continue reading
Roco Instructors Brad Warr, Chris Hansen and Bobby Kauer are braving 100-degree temperatures as they teach 20 members of the Sherman (TX) fire department Technician level rope and confined space rescue. Grant money allowed the department to schedule a Fast-Track™120…Roco’s … Continue reading