Fire Science > Rope Rescue I
PA DOH CE Credits: FR 10/EMT 10/ALS 10 This course provides an introduction to rope rescue and current rope technology. This hands-on course emphasizes personnel safety, rescue techniques and equipment, knots and hitches, anchor points, harnesses and rappelling, rope construction, rope strength, litter tie-in, belays, and extensive practical activities. Each class participant will receive (1) 5.5' x 8 mm piece of accessaory cord and a 15'x1 piece of tubular webbing. Students must provide clean leather work gloves, ankle-supporting footwear, helmet with chin strap, safety glasses, and proper dress for all weather conditions.