A discussion of key trench safety guidelines, the importance of the Competent Person, and what to do and what NOT to do in the event of a trench collapse. Presenters George Kennedy (NUCA, VP of Safety) and Tim Robson (Roco Rescue, Chief Instructor) have over 50 years of combined experience in teaching on trench safety and trench rescue topics.
Learn about the Spec-Pak patient extrication system that combines the benefits of a short spine board with the complete support of a Class III harness. Presented by Roco Chief Instructor, Troy Gardner.
Learn about the CMC MPD Descender with Roco Rescue Instructor, Tim Anderson.
Review fundamental terms and skills used in rope rescue with this short video from the Roco Rescue Channel. Knots are one of the most perishable skills in rope rescue training.
Learn how to tie safety knots for rope rescue with this short video from the Roco Rescue Channel.
Learn how to tie bend knots for rope rescue with this short video from the Roco Rescue Channel.
Here's a new Webbing Adjustment Technique (shortening) developed by Roco Rescue for adjusting webbing length when rigging litters.
Critical training for using the multi-loop strap or daisy chain in rope rescue for rope rescue experts.
Dennis O'Connell discusses the theory of Mechanical Advantage as it applies to rope rescue training on the Roco Rescue Channel.
Learn how to create the 4 to 1 mechanical advantage with Roco Director of Training, Dennis O'Connell on the Roco Rescue Channel.
Learn the basics of compound mechanical advantage or the "PIGGY-BACK" for rope rescue operations, from Roco Director of Training, Dennis O'Connell on the Roco Rescue Channel.
Roco Rescue Director of training Dennis O'Connell explains the Roco created, SKEDCO approved method of rigging a SKED in a confined space scenario.
Roco Rescue Director of training Dennis O'Connell explains the Roco approved method of rigging a SKED stretcher for vertical lift while using a backboard.
Patient Packaging Technique from the Roco Rescue Channel features the manufacturer's approved method for traditional vertical lift using the SKED stretcher.
Roco Rescue's Director of Training, Dennis O'Connell, shares a lashing technique for the Stokes basket used in rope rescue training.
Watch this video to see why rescuers are ordering this new harness
Review the features of the popular rescue tool with Roco Chief Dennis O'Connell.
Watch this video to see why rescuers are ordering this harness
Roco Chief Pat Furr explains options for being compliant with confined space rescue regulations.
Here's a video from Roco's Rescue Tech II training course conducted at Marathon Petroleum in Robinson, IL on August 19-23, 2013. The local NBC affiliate (WTWO) produced the feature which shows how plant responders train and prepare for confined space rescue emergencies. Roco instructors Chad Roberson and Bobby Kauer led the training. Thanks to all involved for sharing this video!
The new RDX Fast Rope device from Roco can make all fast rope operations safer by providing added descent control especially during tandem operations with equipment or K-9s.