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Impalement drill

Below is a link for photos of a simulated impalement drill.     https://picasaweb.google.com/105431980132893123881/ExtricationDrill?authkey

Started by Tom Bradley

1 Sep 15, 2014
Reply by John B Renner IV

Man in Machine Rescue

Hey brothers, I work full time in an Industrial Fire Department at a large steel making facility, in South Eastern PA. We have a heavy res…

Started by Chris Good

4 Aug 8, 2009
Reply by Andrew Brassard

Stabilization where stabilization space is limited

What are the thoughts out there for using a bottle jack for stabilization. The situation is lifting rail unit where access is limited to ca…

Started by Jason Blount

2 Dec 8, 2008
Reply by Jason Blount

Stabilization where stabilization space is limited

What are the thoughts out there for using a bottle jack for stabilization. The situation is lifting rail unit where access is limited to ca…

Started by Jason Blount

0 Dec 4, 2008

Describe your departments heavy rescue operations

How are members picked? Experience or seniority. To what level or how often do they train in the disciplines of high angle, confine space,…

Started by Sandy Lasa

25 Nov 27, 2008
Reply by Ian Tenney

STAFFING RESCUE...MEDICS or NO MEDICS

Hi, were starting our rescue and we are in a huge debate on wether or not we as a commitee should save a seat for a medic. Our squad will b…

Started by Doug Curry

5 Nov 18, 2008
Reply by Doug Ott

Tower Rescue

Does anyone have SOP's for tower rescue, we just finished a class on tower rescue. Just looking to see how others are meeting the challenge…

Started by Todd Heier

0 Sep 21, 2008

Tower Rescue

Does anyone have SOP's for tower rescue, we just finished a class on tower rescue. Just looking to see how other are meeting the challenge…

Started by Todd Heier

0 Sep 21, 2008

Rotary Saw Blades

I'm trying to do some research on multi-purpose rotary saw blades. We currently operate 2 Stihl saws: TS400 12", TS460 14" The 400 is pushi…

Started by Rex Strickland

8 Aug 7, 2008
Reply by Dan Byes

Oxy/Acetylene or Petrogen

Wether you carry it on the rig or had a chance to use it someplace else, which system do you perfer. I recently had a chance to play a Petr…

Started by Sandy Lasa

8 Jun 20, 2008
Reply by Steve Disick

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