Rescue VI

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Author:
izzick
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298320
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Rescue VI
Updated:
2015-03-13 13:12:03
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Rope rescue technician notes
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  1. NFPA 1983
    Life Safety Rope and Equipment
  2. NFPA 1006
    Rope Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications
  3. Static Kern Mantle
    • Parallel fiber bundles
    • <20% stretch
  4. Dynamic Kern Mantle
    • Twisted strands
    • Up to 60% stretch
    • Never for rescue
  5. Life Safety Rope
    • 15:1 safety factor
    • Internal tracer tape indicating compliance
  6. 7/16" life safety rope tensile/breaking strength
    6000 lbs
  7. 1/2" life safety rope tensile/breaking strength
    9000 lbs
  8. 5/8" life safety rope tensile/breaking strength
    13,000 lbs
  9. Class 1 rope
    • Light use - one person
    • 300 lbs x 15 = 4500 lbs
  10. Class 2 rope
    • General use - two person
    • 600 lbs x 15 = 9000 lbs
  11. 1" webbing
    4500 lbs
  12. 2" webbing
    6000 lbs
  13. Class I harness
    Escape seat - no padding
  14. Class II harness
    Rescue seat - w/padding
  15. Class III harness
    Full body
  16. Critical bend
    • Four times the diameter of rope
    • Anything less puts too much stress on rope

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