TITLE

Pry Harder

PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jun2005, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an update on latest offerings in the rescue and extrication equipments for fire services. TNT Rescue Systems Inc. has designed a forcible-entry tool, which reduces the number of pinch points and allows for quick operation with the included hand pump. Further, the fire equipments maker Amkus Rescue Systems has designed a new rope-rescue system that allows deployment in under two minutes, eliminating pulley systems and load-releasing hitches while reducing the number of rescuers needed to just two. The system is designed to improve the safety of both rescuer and victim in high-angle rescue operations.
ACCESSION #
17460957

 

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