Rescue Equipment Archives - PMI Rope

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Rescue Belays in Industry

“A belay is a standard operating procedure” The topic of belay in co-worker assisted rescue is one that tends to get people worked up, perhaps because so many of us have roots in professional rescue such ...
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Clean for Safety

PMI often receives questions on how to clean rope and gear, even before the pandemic. In this video, Loui McCurley CEO of Pigeon Mountain Industries, shares information, testing, and knowledge about rope cleaning and disinfection. PMI® ...
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Rope, rope, rope, and more… ROPE!

Author: Curt Buettner We got to try out my new 11mm Max Wear yesterday. It wasn’t a bad rappel or climb, but definitely not Sport Ez, Talon, or Extreme Pro. For what it’s designed for, ...
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Clean is Safe!

Even in a pandemic, certain professions must press on. If you work in an emergency services or infrastructure role that requires the use of safety equipment, you may be wondering, “how do I prevent transmission of ...
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NFPA 2500 – Just to Confuse You!

by Loui McCurley, PMI Here at PMI we are committed to safety and compliance in equipment for work at height. In fact, we participate in several professional standards development efforts related to ropes, equipment, and training ...
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NFPA 1983: 2012 Edition

NFPA 1983: 2012 Edition

Presenter: Steve Hudson | Webinar |  The 2012 edition of NFPA 1983 Standard on Life Safety Rope and Equipment for Emergency Services is out! All manufacturers of these products will soon be required to certify their ...
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Suspension Trauma Revisited

Suspension Trauma Revisited

Presenter: Roger Mortimer | Webinar |  This free webinar, presented by Roger Mortimer, MD, will further elaborate on the following Abstract: Suspension Trauma, alternatively called harness hang syndrome, harness induced pathology, or orthostatic intolerance has been ...
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