Technical Rope Rescue

  
Technical Rope Rescue
 
Format of Program: Class presented as lecture (on-line coming soon). Hands On Program as well.

Program Length:  Didactic 6 Hours 45 Minutes    Prices: Contact us for pricing details

The course meets the requirements of NFPA® 1001 for Firefighter I.

Program description:

After completing this program the student shall be able to understand:
 
  • Specific Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements for Rope Rescue
  • Rope and Webbing Basics 
  • Rope and Webbing Strengths and Classifications
  • Rescue Rope Hardware
  • Rescue Harnesse
  • Safety  
  • Minimizing Risk
  • Communication
  • Verbal Communication
  • Whistle Commands
  • System Safety Factor
  • Backing Up the Rope System
  • System Safety Checks
  • Types of Safety Checks
  • Introduction to rope rescue
  • Units of Measurement
  • Flexible Systems Components
  • Hardware
  • Uses and Characteristics of Rescue Knots and Hitches
  • Common Knot Terminology
  • Tying Rescue Knots and Hitches
  • Rigging a Load-Releasing Hitch
  • Personal Protective Equipment Requirements
  • Types of Anchor Points
  • Placement and Positioning of Anchor Points
  • Backing Up Anchor Points Anchor System
  • Equipment Anchor System Principles
  • Anchor System Safety Checks
  • Constructing Anchor Systems
  • Capabilities and Limitations of a Belay System
  • Personal Protective Equipment Requirements
  • Components of a Belay System
  • Belay Operations
  • Application of Belay Devices
  • Safety System Checks
  • Constructing Belay Devices
  • Belaying Loads
  • Capabilities and Limitations of a Belay System
  • Personal Protective Equipment Requirements Components of a Belay System
  • Belay Operations Application of Belay Devices
  • Safety System Checks
  • Constructing Belay Devices
  • Belaying Loads
  • Target Hazard Analysis
  • Highline System Types
  • Highline System Construction
  • Highline System Equipment
  • Highline Rigging Principles

Hands On 8 hours

  • Numerous practical evolutions to reinforce the knowledge base and to master the skills of basic technical rope rescue.