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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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FAQ: When should I retire my rescue rope?

 When should I retire my rescue rope? It’s always best to refer to your rope manufacturer for proper care, inspection and replacement, so that’s what we did. Here’s what Steve Hudson, President of PMI Rope, had to say. He first … Continue reading

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FAQ: Can I use my training rope for rescue?

We’re often asked about using training rope for rescue purposes, so here’s what we discovered… The short answer is yes. However, NFPA 1500 provides some additional guidelines. NFPA 1500 Standard on Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program (2007 Edition) 7.16.3* Life … Continue reading

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Roco Techniques Right at your Fingertips!

Roco Pocket Guide Available Now. Register to win a copy! The newly revised Roco Pocket Guide features fifty-eight pages of color illustrations of the actual techniques and systems taught in our classes. Made from a synthetic paper impervious to moisture, this pocket-sized … 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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More Than $1.8 Billion in Fiscal Year 2010 Preparedness Grants

We received this press release about a grant program some of you may be interested in. Check your eligibility or see if you qualify by clicking to their link. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano announced more than … Continue reading

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