Ronin Safety and Rescue

Insights Into Gear: English Reeve System Control Side

Thank you Mark Pfeifer of Ronin Safety and Rescue… In this video, we are looking at the control side of an English Reeve.  The video shows four control descent devices and our riggers putting them into use to both have tension, the tension line and to be operating the English Reeve system. Now starting from …

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Confined Space Rescue: NFPA Awareness, Operations and Technician

We reached out a year or so ago and started looking at confined space. There’s a lot of video on rope rescue, a lot of cool high line failure videos you can watch. There wasn’t a lot on confined space, we found. We decided, “How do we do a confined space video?” Well, everybody wants …

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Let’s Build A Skate Block: Using The Tension Lines As The High Point In Confined Space Rescue

So here we’ve got a skate block. These are very effective in confined space rescues. This allows us to utilize two lines on a high point through a change of direction directly down into the space, in this case, using the tension lines as the high point, bringing the patient up, having the knot hit …

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