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From John Morton for ITRS: What if Trees Had Ratings in kN? Tree Anchor "Ratings" Based on Wind Loading

From John Morton for ITRS: Tree Anchor “Ratings” Based on Wind Loading

What if trees had ratings? What an amazing concept. John Morton, an engineer-scientist-visionary-technician, has been doing canopy studies for years and knows how they are affected by wind. Trees, whether alone or in community, are all influenced by wind and all have a certain “wind rating” to them. When SAR members show up on scene, and …

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A Few of the RLA Foundational Level Courses

Hey all!  We’ve just completed and released the first phase of our Operations Level Foundations Course work.  Thanks so much for your patience in this. Try Our Unlimited Team Membership 30 Day Trial The process of being functionally successful within a group. Understanding that nothing ever happens without community, Operations becomes of pivotal importance because …

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Slow is Smooth, Smooth is Fast: A Common Sense Approach to Your Next Rope Rescue

Slow is Smooth, Smooth is Fast: A Common Sense Approach to Your Next Rope Rescue “Slow is smooth, and smooth is fast”. This is an old adage that was passed on to me in my first dealings with the fire service. At first it seemed like some sort of cliché or one of many one …

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