Roger That: Essential Personal Gear Tools for Rescue

He asked, you answered. Learn what other rescue professionals never leave home without.   In Case of Emergency… Proper clothing: Weather and terrain can greatly influence the choices and affect the outcome and endurance of resucers. Structural fire fighting gear is not suited … Continue reading

Popular Knots and Bends for Rope Access

Popular Knots and Bends for Rope Access (video in 4K). In this video we review popular knots and bends for rope access, with step-by-step instructions on how to tie the following Figure 8 on a Bight/Follow-through Alpine Butterfly Double Fisherman’s Bend Double Overhand … Continue reading

Popular Knots and Hitches for Rope Rescue

Popular Knots and Hitches for Rope Rescue (video in 4K). In this video, we review the best knots and hitches for rope rescue, with step-by-step instructions on how to tie the following: Munter Hitch Scaffold Knot Prusik Hitch Bowline on a coil See … Continue reading

Rope Access into Technical Rescue

This article, written by Tom Pendley, was originally published on Firehouse.com on May 1, 2017. Two level III Rope Access Technicians meet at the halfway point pre-rigging protection lines under the Grand  Canyon Skywalk. The Skywalk is a glass walkway … Continue reading

Roger That: Know Before You Go!

He asked, you answered. Here are some great pointers for adventure goers, from rescue professionals like YOU!   Check Your Selfie Take pictures of everyone in your party. Especially kids. If anyone gets separated or lost we know what they look … Continue reading

ITRS 2017 – Call for Papers!

While the 2017 International Technical Rescue Symposium isn’t until November, it’s the perfect time to consider presenting at this year’s conference. The deadline for the ITRS Call for Papers is August 4, 2017.   Each year, ITRS brings together people form … Continue reading

Video Series: Helitack Extraction Solutions

Designed for rapid and secure patient extraction by means of helicopter hoist or short-haul evacuation, the certified Helitack Airbag™, certified Helitack HotSeat™ and Helitack Stork pediatric extrication device, will protect your patients in the harshest of environments.  

CMC Rescue Holiday Mannequin Challenge

  Happy Holidays from CMC Rescue! Things can get a little crazy during the holiday season! Follow along as we take you through our headquarters for some merriment and mannequin antics!