Calendar: Society Events
Type: Public
Title: Instruct-o-Gram Live: Selecting Anchors for Rope Rescue Webinar
Group: ISFSI Staff
Owner: Jamie Lacy [The International Society of Fire Service Instructors]
Start: May 27, 2021 03:00 PM America/Eastern
End: May 27, 2021 04:00 PM America/Eastern
Description: The ISFSI Instruct-o-Gram Live webinar series brings the most recently published Instruct-o-Gram alive with the author presenting key topics on implementing the material in your department. This month we are discussing Selecting Anchors for Rope Rescue. Selecting a suitable and effective anchor is critical for a successful rope rescue. We base our entire rigging set up on our anchor. The technical rescuer, even at the operations level, must be able to correctly select an anchor.

Topics to be covered include:

Defining the following terms: anchor, bombproof anchor, marginal anchor, natural anchor, artificial anchor, structural anchor, EARNEST
Calculating critical angles
Choosing a single point bombproof anchor


Dave Bain
Dave has over 26 years experience in Emergency Services and is the Chief Training Officer for The City of Red Deer Emergency Services, in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. He teaches a wide variety of fire service and EMS topics including Company Officer, EMS training, Hazardous Materials Response, and Fire Behavior. Dave is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Adult Education through the University of the Fraser Valley in British Columbia, Canada. Dave is also a credentialed ISFSI Live Fire – Fixed Facility Instructor.

FREE for ISFSI Members
$15.00 for Non-members
Location: Online based class
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