Rope Rescue Techniques Class
by: Russ Born & Instructors
This Train the Trainer course you will
learn the methodology we utilize while teaching
and why itís imperative to introduce
techniques in a precise chronological order. Through
critical thinking we will constantly emphasize
safety while applying serious scrutiny to
techniques that may have major flaws and in the
process, perhaps dispel some myths.
This course is intended to provide a
greater understanding of safe, tested rope
rescue techniques. Students will be
exposed to and familiarized with:
Evaluating Rescue Systems
Calculating Safety Factors
Hands-on exercises shall include:
Intricacies of the Brake Bar Rack
Setting up Anchor Systems
Understanding Mechanical Advantage Systems
Patient Littler Packaging
Self Rescue and Pick-off Techniques
This course will be classroom, hands-on and classroom presentations by the students. It is a 40 hour course and a certificate of completion will be received.
Eligibility / Requirements:
NFPA Operations Level Rope Rescue or equivalent, Basic / Intermediate Rope Rescue Training.
Participants are required to bring gloves, boots and eye protection.
Vertical Reality will provide harnesses, carabiners, ascenders, descenders, pulleys, and rigging plates, anchor straps, webbing, helmets, litters, sked stretchers and ropes.
Born 21 years teaching Rope Rescue Presenter at
the North American Technical Rescue Symposium
and International Technical Rescue Symposium
Member of N. A. S. A. R., N. S. S. and a member
of S. P. R. A. T.
The price of the class is $ 450.00 per person, Checks to be made payable to W. Born & Associates, Inc.
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