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Powered Winches and Tripods

Powered Winches and Tripods   We are seeing an interesting collision of techniques: Standard triangular pyramid tripods used for confined space rescue Asymmetrical multi-pods used for technical rope rescue and rope access Powered winches   Confined space operators have long been using symmetrical tripods with frame-mounted manual winches. These are normally set up over a …

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Rescue tripods “falling over”

Rescue tripods “falling over” Natural, improvised, and purpose built high directionals are used to manage loads over edges and through openings. They can make otherwise impossible tasks possible. There are now many proprietary solutions with almost limitless configurations that are being used by rope technicians for access, standby rescue, technical rescue, and load management. High …

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