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CONFINED SPACE RESCUE WITH THE PETZL MAESTRO

The PETZL MAESTRO is a descent control device with an integral progress capture pulley for technical rescues. Additional MAESTRO benefits include:  Shifting from a haul to lower is immediate and efficient without having to transfer the load Can efficiently haul and lower heavy loads Serve as the primary or back-up system A small hole on …

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Petzl Maestro – An Amazing Tool For Technical Rescue Operations

PETZL MAESTRO (Small and Large) is a descender designed for technical rescue operations. It facilitates the manipulation of heavy loads, for lowering or hauling, and may be used in both the primary system or in a back-up belay. This versatility allows rescuers to adapt to any situation they may encounter on the rescue scene. The …

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CARABINER HOW TO GUIDE: CHOOSING AND USING THE RIGHT CARABINER

Excerpts From Petzl Tech Tips When using equipment to belay or to maneuver, carabiners are a vital link in the safety chain. User safety often relies on a single carabiner. To avoid the risk of breaking or accidentally opening a carabiner, it is important to know how to choose and use them. Petzl designs carabiners …

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Choice of Lanyard End Carabiner for a Work Positioning Lanyard

Choice of Lanyard End Carabiner for a Work Positioning Lanyard Key issues and risks The anchors encountered can have variable dimensions,the carabiner shape must be suitable. Carabiner operation must be rapid, to facilitate attachment to anchors. At the moment of attachment, the user has the carabiner in hand, and so is able to check that …

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Choice of Carabiners for Hauling Systems and Pulley Attachment

Choice of carabiners for hauling systems and pulley attachment Key issues and risks For hauling, the highest efficiency is desired, which is obtained by choosing efficient pulleys, but also by ensuring that the devices are ideally aligned or positioned. Requirements and needs differ depending on the situations and the equipment to be connected; there may …

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Choice of Carabiners for Attaching the Rope to the Anchor

Choice of Carabiners for Attaching the Rope to the Anchor Key issues and risks At the anchor, carabiners stay in place over a long period of time; monitoring them during use is difficult or irregular. Requirements and needs differ depending on the situations, and the equipment to be connected. During installation, there are often several …

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Choice of lanyard end carabiner for a fall arrest lanyard

Choice of lanyard end carabiner for a fall arrest lanyard       Key issues and risks The fall arrest lanyard is not under tension, but must stop a fall at any time: the connectors must be secure and kept well-positioned. The carabiner be easily attachable to various anchors, sometimes of large diameter, so its …

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Choice of carabiner for connecting a ZILLON or GRILLON lanyard to the harness

Choice of carabiner for connecting a ZILLON or GRILLON lanyard to the harness   Key issues and risks When the lanyard is tensioned and released, there can be poor positioning and rubbing between the carabiner and the harness attachment point, and rubbing or pressure against the locking sleeve by equipment or by the user’s body. …

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