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Congratulations to all participants and the organisers for the recent competition held in Strirling.
Short video of a Swift Water Rescue training scenario involving a person falling from a bridge into fast flowing water near Anglessey.
Basic Rope Rescue Operators Course at Blackbrook Dam in Leicestershire
In a study of fatal accidents in trench’s in the period 1973 – 1980 it showed that:
63% of deaths were due to unsupported excavations
A hot discussion point for some considerable time has been the use of fall arrest lanyards with regard to their effectiveness relative to the size of the wearer.
An example of this can seen in the table below: