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BASIC RIGGING FOR ROPE RESCUE (ROBR)
May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm EDT
|This is a multi-day course (See all days in course)
One event on May 2, 2023 at 6:30 pm
One event on May 6, 2023 at 8:00 am
Course Length16 Hrs
Lead Instructor(s)Scot Landis
- In-County: $35
- Out of County: $70
Course GoalParticipants 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 DescriptionParticipants 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
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Special ConditionsAgencies sending students to this program will be asked to provide pumping apparatus to conduct practical exercises.
Student Equipment / Supply Needs
- Helmet, gloves, turnout coat, turnout pants, boots, protective hood, and protective eyewear (safety glasses or goggles)