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Roger That: A pulley system for your not so average subject

He asked, you answered. Learn what kind of pulley system this team used to hoist their larger-than-life victim!     No Horsing Around We used a pulley system to hoist a large horse that was stuck in an old hand-dug well. We … Continue reading

Learn By Doing: A First Person Perspective of a CMC Rescue School Class

Long recognized as a leader in the rescue and work-at-height equipment industries, CMC Rescue applied its expertise and resources to the development of a curriculum for teaching technical rescue and rope access skills. Watch! And learn why the school’s Learn … Continue reading

Pulleys and Mechanical Advantage Systems

Raising systems are essential in any rescue or rigging scenario in which loads are lifted using rope. A raising system using a combination of pulleys to leverage the force applied in lifting is referred to as a mechanical advantage (M/A) system. Whether building … Continue reading

The CSR2 Pulley System for Confined Space Rescue

In this video we review the features and efficiencies of the CSR2 Pulley System from CMC. Ideal for confined space rescues, the patented locking mechanism in the CSR2 Pulley is easy to release under load, creating much greater efficiency with … 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

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