rope rescue gear and rescue techniques

Equipment Selection Is Critical… Let’s Get This Thing Started

There are many factors to consider when selecting equipment for rope rescue operations, including operational pre planning, hazard analysis, staffing and training. The type of rescue operation will dictate the specific equipment needs, but there are some general guidelines that can be followed. The first step is to assess the hazards involved in the rescue …

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Rescue Response Team CASE FILE N.013-A Plan takes Action

Two boys exploring a cave and one falls in. Our heros respond and deploy rope rescue gear and rescue techniques to successfully lower a medic to attend to the injured boy. They then raise the boy up out of the cave and transport him to an ambulance. ┬áNow whether this is or isn’t what a …

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