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   Low Angle Rope Rescue Operations Class

 

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operations Class

  This 3 day FSTEP course is designed to equip the student with the techniques and methods for using rope, webbing, hardware friction  devices, and litters in low angle rescue situations. Areas covered include: Rope and related equipment, anchor systems, safety lines, stretcher lashing and rigging, mechanical advantage systems and single line and two line rescue systems.


  Our Safety Awareness program is customized to your needs, while meeting the local and state requirements. We provide you, the customer, with a  quality product through coordination, cooperation, and most importantly communications. Contact NVTA today at (530) 520-6813  and see the 3  "C's"  at work.

  • Syllabus: 
  • Introduction
  • Safety / Redundancy
    • Class rules
    • PPE
    • Equipment ratings
    • ICS  / Discuss LAR scene
  • Software
    • Rope
    • Webbing
    • Harnesses
    • Edge / Anchor protection
    • Anchor straps
    • Pre-fab litter spiders
  • Hardware
    • Carabiners
    • Pulleys
    • Racks
    • Eight plates
    • Anchor plates
    • Edge rollers
    • NO CAMMING DEVICES
  • Knots
    • Eight on a bight
    • Eight follow through
    • Double figure eight
    • In-line eight
    • Butterfly
    • Safety knots (grapevine, half hitch)
    • Water knot / Overhand
    • Triple wrap prussik
    • Time and student level permitting
  • Litter
    • Patient packaging
    • System integration
  • Anchors
    • Webbing
    • Anchor hanks (main focus)
    • Trees, Rocks and Vehicle anchors
  • Systems
    • Lowering (brake rack / RPM) with belay)
    • Raising (3:1 with change of direction and belay)
  • Ground School (build systems as a team on level ground)              
  • Evolutions 
  Our Low Angle rope Rescue Operations class is customized to fit your needs, while meeting the local and state requirements. We provide you, the customer, with a quality product through coordination, cooperation, and most importantly communications. Contact NVTA today at (530) 520-6813 and see the 3 "C's" at work.