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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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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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Teaching from Experience… Roco Chief Randy Miller

Randy Miller, Roco’s Chief Instructor and Trench/Structural Collapse guru knew at an early age rescue was his calling. It all began when he joined the Hagerman volunteer fire department in his late teens, and went on to study at Florida … Continue reading

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Trench Warning from OSHA

Two workers are killed every month in trench collapses. Unprotected trenches are among the deadliest hazards in the construction industry and the loss of life is devastating. Since 2003, more than 200 workers have died in trench cave-ins and hundreds … Continue reading

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OSHA Sites Company Following Trench Death

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

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