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Why Studying Iconic Coaches is Essential for Advancing Rope Rescue Excellence

In recent weeks, I’ve immersed myself in the realm of NFL coaching. While the names of Vince Lombardi, John Madden, Hank Stram, Tom Landry, Chuck Noll, and Don Shula are widely recognized, it’s become increasingly apparent that coaching in the NFL from the 1960s through the early 1980s represented a unique era, starkly contrasting with …

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Using Pareto’s 80/20 Principle within Technical Rope Rescue

**This content is background and referential ONLY** The strategy of the 80/20 Pareto Principle can be applied to rope rescue teams and systems. This strategy can help build a team and system that is efficient, effective, and able to respond quickly during an emergency situation. The strategy consists of two dimensions: identifying what matters most …

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Learn How to Use the ASAP Mobile Fall Arresters

Installed on a safety rope, mobile fall arresters follow the user automatically as they move, whether on an inclined or vertical surface. In the event of a shock load or sudden acceleration, they lock onto the rope and stop the fall. For years, the ASAP and ASAP LOCK models have set the standard for those …

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Sked Stretcher Spinal Packaging for Vertical & Horizontal Use

Content excerpts from Rigging Lab Academy’s Confined Space Rescue Demonstrations Sked Stretcher Spinal Packaging for Vertical & Horizontal Use In this unit, we’ll be going over the NFPA Confined Space Rescue job performance requirements for spinal packaging both vertically and horizontally. We’ll begin by going over vertical rigging. As you can see in the next …

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A Quick Look at a Tower Rescue Tracking Skate Block (Hybrid) System

Earlier in 2018, we had a great time hanging out with the Elevated Safety crew to learn more about (and film) Tower Rescue and what Technicians need to understand.  The result is an amazing course focused primarily on Offset techniques.  This is an excerpt from that course… Tower Rescue Technician. A quick look at a …

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