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Heeling the ladder
Always heel the ladder from either the front or the back — especially when the ladder is on a hard surface such as concrete or asphalt. ...
Head-first ladder bailouts
In rapidly deteriorating conditions, a properly performed head-first ladder bailout can be life saver. Here are some important fundamentals to prevent injuries during the ...
Operational considerations in winter weather
Remember that combustible gas meters may not work properly or will take longer to warm up in cold weather... ...
Get a Grip!
My department issues a personal strap to supression personnel. You would recognize the material as that webbing used for various rescue applications. The strap comes with a manual ...
Portable ladders serve many purposes when used safely
Portable ladders help firefighters accomplish tasks such as ventilation, entry and search. Used properly they will assist the operation and minimize injuries to members operating ...