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Impalement Drill

We recently had a drill with simulated impalement. Below is a link to photos.

Started by Tom Bradley

0 May 22, 2011

Vehicle Stabilization

It seems that some departments do not stabilize vehicles prior to conducting extrication activities. Does your department have a Standard O…

Started by Chris Pepler

16 May 15, 2011
Reply by Stephen Delisle Miller

Paratech Storage

A method for storing paratech struts for vehicle stabilzation. We used to use horizontal PVC tubes but trying to carry individual pieces ca…

Started by Tom Bradley

0 Jan 12, 2011

High Tension Cable Barrier Systems

I'm looking for examples of SOG's on High Tension Cable Barrier Systems.

Started by Todd D. Meyer

4 Oct 20, 2009


An average of 117 people died each day from Motor vehicle Crashes In the United States in 2006. One person every 12 minutes!!! Do you train…

Started by Chris Pepler

4 May 18, 2009
Reply by Chris Pepler

Cribbing types

There are many types of cribbing on the market. What does your department carry? Wood or composite? What are the pros and cons? How much do…

Started by Chris Pepler

0 Feb 5, 2009

High Strength Steel Cutting

I have heard that a sawzall will not cut through boron steel, has anybody tried? Also At my department we have a couple Milwaukee electric…

Started by Matt Peksa

6 Jan 17, 2009

Boron Steel

We are in the process of looking at upgrading are tools. We are trying to find a set of cutters that are strong enough to do the job. I hav…

Started by Jason Ryan

0 Jun 4, 2008


Technology evolves daily in the car industry. Hybrids, strong alloy metals used in car construction, and occupant protection systems are ju…

Started by Chris Pepler

0 Mar 9, 2008


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