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 germs via my safety equipment?” In a recent study conducted by experts from the US Centers for Disease Control…

Choosing a Rope

Types of Ropes   Static and low stretch ropes are designed for radically different uses than dynamic ropes and therefore have significantly different properties. Static and low stretch ropes are designed for rappelling, ascending, lowering, and raising operations where the load is supported by the rope and there should never be any slack in the…

Pigeon Mountain Industries & Richard Delaney’s RopeLab Team Up

Pigeon Mountain Industries’ Vertical Rescue Solutions is thrilled to partner with Richard Delaney’s RopeLab on September 21st  to the 26th. This 5-Day Back Country Rescue Workshop will break new ground for both companies. The Workshop is currently SOLD OUT, but you can still find more Vertical Rescue Solutions classes at our website www.pmirope.com Richard Delaney’s  workshops…

PMI Dynamic™ 8.9mm Erratic

Presenter: Martin Barnett | Product Video | The all new ERRATIC has every feature that you need all wrapped up into one rope for any climbing situation. It is a single rope that is ultra-lightweight with a solid feel and precision control. The ERRATIC utilizes Unicore® technology, resulting in nearly zero sheath slippage, even if…

PMI® Hudson Classic Professional with Unicore® Technology – 12.5 mm

Presenter: Tom Wood | Video |  An incredible new PMI rope for Fire/Rescue professionals, the Classic Pro with Unicore® technology is now available in a 12.5mm (1/2”) diameter! Unicore® technology creates the ultimate bond between sheath and core. This bond ensures sheath slippage is nearly zero, even when the sheath is entirely cut circumferentially. This…

Overcoming GRAVITY – Choosing a Rope for Safety

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Presenter: Loui McCurley | Webinar | 

Life safety rope is available in such a variety of diameters, materials, and constructions… how do you choose what’s right for you? This presentation will cover some of the finer points of rope selection, including test methods, interpretation of data, and both objective and subjective considerations in choosing the best rope for your application. Rope is not a commodity, and details do make a difference. By the end of this webinar you will have a better grasp on analyzing specifications and product labels to help you choose the best product for your needs. Loui McCurley, you presenter for this webinar, offers perspective gained from personal experience in rescue, fall protection, rope access, and recreational climbing, as well as testing and evaluating mechanisms of failure of life safety rope.