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BASIC RIGGING FOR ROPE RESCUE (ROBR)

June 3 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm EDT

|This is a multi-day course (See all days in course)

One event on June 10, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 13, 2021 at 8:00 am

Course #

21-ROBR-01

Course Length

16 Hrs

Lead Instructor(s)

Scot Landis

Course Cost

  • In-County: $35
  • Out of County: $70

Course Goal

Participants in this course will be introduced to rope, rope hardware, patient packaging, and basic haul systems, which can be used in various aspects of rescue. The intent of this course is to provide rope and basic rigging experience for anyone interested in rope rescue, but particularly those who do not want to, or are unable to rappel.

Course Description

Participants in this course will be introduced to characteristics of rope, rope hardware and various knots and hitches. Students will participate in patient packaging and stokes basket handling exercises. Students will be introduced to basic haul and lowering systems and their practical uses. Most of the program is hands on and time is allotted for practice to build proficiency

Prerequisites

  • Introduction to the Fire Service (ELIS)

Special Conditions

Agencies sending students to this program will be asked to provide pumping apparatus to conduct practical exercises.

Student Equipment / Supply Needs

  • Pen/Pencil
  • Notebook
  • Helmet, gloves, turnout coat, turnout pants, boots, protective hood, and protective eyewear (safety glasses or goggles)

Details

Date:
June 3
Time:
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
EDT
Event Category:

Venue

Berks County Fire Training Site
895 Morgantown Rd
Reading, PA 19607 United States
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Phone:
610-378-5509
Website:
http://www.berkscountyfiretraining.org