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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 the hole) or the hole …

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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 or small mechanical advantage systems …

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MORE IS POSSIBLE ~ Introducing the 13 mm CMC CLUTCH™ BY HARKEN INDUSTRIAL™

CMC CLUTCH by Harken Industrial is the latest evolution in rescue and rope access hardware. The CLUTCH is patented and made in the USA by CMC and Harken Industrial in a partnership that combines over 90 years of experience in rescue and rope management. Suited to a multitude of rigging operations, the CLUTCH moves seamlessly …

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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 fall hazard, or whether that …

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Pulley system efficiency tests with MAESTRO, I’D S, PRO TRAXION, ROLLCLIP…

There can be a big difference between the theoretical efficiency of a pulley system and its actual efficiency. Here are test results from the Petzl lab. From Gear In Use 4: Rope Access and Confined Space 1. Efficiency depending on the device used at the head of the system. The force required to raise a …

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PETZL I’D EVAC ~ Main Uses

The I’D EVAC is a self-braking descender/belay device with the handle oriented to facilitate use on the anchor. Lowering with I’D attached to an anchor From Gear In Use 4: Rope Access and Confined Space With the I’D on the anchor, a person can be lowered to a workstation, or an injured person may be …

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The Arizona Vortex Guidebook

What is the best way to use The Vortex Guidebook? “Specialized training and experience in technical rigging is absolutely essential for safety use. This manual/guidebook is not a substitute for hands-on training, but it will accelerate it beyond your wildest dreams”. What You’ll Learn Inside this demonstration, we’ll cover topics like… Vortex Set and Hardware …

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General Rescue Principles

Excerpt from Gear In Use 2: Technical Rescue Inert suspension in a harness, even for a short time, can cause serious physiological harm. In case of an accident, it is important to intervene quickly with the appropriate technique. Self-rescue On sites where the main access could be cut off by fire, people must be ready …

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