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Team Rescue Techniques For Hauling and Lowering

Excerpt from Gear In Use 2: Techncial Rescue All maneuvers must be done on two independent rope systems. These two systems can work in parallel (two haul lines) or separately (work rope and belay rope).   Gear Within This Learning Lesson Petzl Maestro Petzl Jag System Petzl RollClip Petzl Rescucender …

Coming Soon! Petzl Spin L1, L2 & L1D Swivel Pulleys

Petzl’s long-awaited Spin Series swivel pulleys are almost here. We are super excited about this new line of high-efficiency single and double pulleys ~ Sleek and very strong.  Coming April 2021!   SPIN L1 Openable even when attached to the anchor, the SPIN L1 pulley is designed for maximum simplicity…

Elements of a Tripod (English) Reeve

Excerpts from Rigging Lab Academy's ~ Confined Space Rescue: Technician Tripod (English) Reeve Overview We can get into situations where either because the products that are coming out of the space are some sort of Ethyl Methyl death (where you don’t want a lot of people around the outside of…

Confined Space Rescue Split 4:1 Raise

Excerpt Taken From Rigging Lab Academy's ~ Confined Space Rescue: Technician course Confined Space Rescue Split 4:1 Introduction With the introduction of Petzl Grillons, AZTEKs, and other small mechanical advantage devices, a lot of people don’t use a rig split 4:1 anymore. If you don’t have access to a Grillon…

Gear Used In An English and Norwegian Reeving System – Overview

Gear Used In An English and Norwegian Reeving System – Overview You can use Reeves Systems on tripods, artificial high directional devices, or tension lines. These are great systems to keep rescuers out of the hazard zone, whether it be a limited rigging area where there’s a danger of a…
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