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High Angle A-Frame Litter Raise and Lower with One Attendant

Innovative Techniques in High-Angle Rescues: The A-Frame Litter Operation with Solo Attendant In the realm of technical rescue, efficiency, and adaptability are paramount, especially during high-angle operations. Our approach capitalizes on the classic A-Frame Artificial High Directional (AHD) configuration, meticulously chosen for its ability to facilitate smooth transitions, particularly for the critical pass-through of the […]

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Recommended Rope Systems ~ Two Tension Rope System (TTRS) Raise and Lower

Recommended Rope Systems ~ Two Tension Rope System (TTRS) Raise and Lower Two-Tensioned Rope System – Raise A Two-Tensioned Rope System shares the load between two ropes, both under tension. Each system is capable of functioning as both mainline or back-up to the other line. System System Benefits Maestro • load is distributed between two

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V Anchor: Small Team Raise and Lower System…Skyhook Rescue Systems

This Video Series is Sponsored by  Small team… light weight technical rescue. We discussed the use of the short monopod at the front end of this system in the previous video. Now we’ll look at the back end. Here we have used a Skyhook Rescue Systems Spec Ops winch and drive it with. Milwaukee 28V

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Peak Rescue Institute: Team Based Lower, Pick-Off, to Raise | Block and Tackle

Team Based Lower Pick-Off With adequate personnel for rigging and good communication, the team based lower pick-off is the method of choice for extricating and uninjured victim. The team based pick-off method is for patients… •Stranded without a rope on ledges or platforms •Suspended from climbing rope or safety tethers. •Patients needing extrication •Overly aggressive

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Knot Pass Through a Raise or Lower System

Welcome to our comprehensive course on “Knot Pass Through a System”. This course, designed carefully aligning with the NFPA 1006 Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications (2021), focuses on honing your skills in the key areas of rope rescue operations, particularly passing a knot in a lowering or raising system. The curriculum is structured

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Integrating Theory and Practice in Rope Rescue Operations

When it comes to rescue operations, understanding the mechanics, force dynamics, and rigging strategies is not just beneficial, but potentially life-saving. A critical component in these operations are the Elevated Anchors, categorized as “edge mitigation tools”. These are essentially horizontal systems designed to raise and then lower, mitigating edge trauma especially in spot situations like

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Efficiency Unveiled: Understanding the Mechanics of Rescue Pulleys

Q: What makes a one pulley more efficient than another? There are a couple of key factors that affect the efficiency of a rescue pulley. The diameter of the sheave (the wheel in a pulley system that supports the rope) can make a difference – the smaller the diameter, the more bending of the fibers

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Understanding the Essentials: A Guide to Choosing the Right Safety Harness for Rescue and Fall Protection

This FAQ section tackles important questions about harnesses used in safety and rescue situations. It covers the differences between fall arrest and rescue harnesses, including their specific uses, design features like attachment points, and suitability for various rescue operations. We also discuss the classifications of harnesses according to NFPA 1983 standards and their applications, from

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Jiggers Are Compact 4:1 Pulley Systems and are The Rigger’s Future

Generally, these beauties are considered pre-rigged pulley systems used mainly for hauling, but can be very important in lowering heavy loads as well. The advantage of these systems is in their rapid deployment, and straightforward operation without advanced levels of training or expertise. They are low maintenance and high yield work horses and have been

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Rope Rescue Gear and Everything Between! Part 4 – Selecting a System Safety Factor

When it comes to ensuring safety, there are a number of factors that need to be taken into consideration. During training sessions, the safety standards could be lower than during rescue operations as trainees may not have the same level of experience and expertise. However, this does not mean that training sessions can be conducted

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