Technical Rope Workshop
High Angle Options: The Skate Block
Provides continuing education for NFPA 1006 Technicians and 1910.146 Rescue Teams
This 4 hour training program combines lecture, discussion, and hands-on to demonstrate techniques and methods to ensure rescuer competency and proficiency.
Students shall have completed initial training as a Technical Rescuer (Rescue Technician I or II, Industrial Rescue, Rope Ops, etc.) and a basic understanding of rescue knots. Students will perform high angle rigging and rescue techniques. All students will take part in a final rescue scenario utilizing the skate block.
Safety Training Services, Inc. presents a Technical Rope Workshop – High Angle Options: The Skate Block. This hands-on course will introduce students to skate block techniques and forces. This advanced concept will be practiced through a variety of technically demanding rescues. Scenarios will be build the confidence of a rescuer in the high angle environment. After attending this class participants will:
- Identify the option or necessity of a Skate Block operation;
- Demonstrate proficiency in configuring acceptable anchor points for the Skate Block; and
- Illustrate the comparison between High Line and Skate Block operations.
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