Introduction to Low Angle Rescue
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About the Event
This is an entry-level class for beginners and more experienced rope rescue personnel. Class meets and exceeds the National Fire Protection Associations’ (N.F.P.A.) Awareness Level for rope rescue standards outlined in 1670 & Level 1 of 1006. Thorough equipment familiarization and safety lecture with “Hands-on” experience and knowledge obtained through most of the class.
Students will gain knowledge in knots used in rope rescue, anchoring techniques, raising and lowering mechanical advantage systems, patient tie-in to the litter, low angle litter rigging and multiple low angle rescues. This class concentrates on patient rescue from a steep grade.