Technical Rope Workshop
Knots and Rigging
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 – we will refresh and learn new concepts. All students will take part in a final rescue scenario utilizing knot and rigging skills discussed during class.
Safety Training Services, Inc. presents a Technical Rope Workshop – Knots and Rigging. This hands-on course will refresh rescuers on knots, rigging, and the practical application of each as they apply to given rescue situation. Advanced rigging concepts will be practiced through a variety of technically demanding rescues. Teamwork, situational awareness, and critical thinking skills are emphasized in all aspects of this course. After attending this class participants will:
- Demonstrate proficiency in tying and utilizing knots as appropriate.
- Demonstrate proficiency in configuring acceptable anchor points.
- Understand the dynamics of critical angles and forces involved.
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