Lanyards Part II

An Examination of Purcell Prusik as Personal Restraint Lanyards Project Videos: View the Complete Report Abstract: In two independent drop test series conducted in 2002 and 2005, we examined [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Categories: ITRS Presentations|Tags: |0 Comments

Daisy Chains and Other Lanyards

Some Shocking Results when Shock Loaded Project Videos: View the Complete Report Abstract: Over the years, organized rope rescue has evolved with respect to the techniques used as well [...]

By | August 30th, 2016|Categories: ITRS Presentations|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Two-Tensioned Rope Lowers

Centrally Focused Bridle Attachments Project Videos: View the Complete Report Abstract: Many rescue teams operate their rope rescue stretcher operations with either: a single tensioned mainline coupled with a [...]

By | August 29th, 2016|Categories: ITRS Presentations|Tags: |0 Comments

Rigging for Sherpas

Project Photos: Letter from the HRA Abstract: In January, 2009, in conjunction with the Himalayan Rescue Association, we had the honor and privilege to be able to offer a [...]

By | August 9th, 2016|Categories: Research, Special Projects|0 Comments

Rigging for Tall Ships

Project Photos: Abstract: Recently, a volunteer with the San Diego Maritime Museum contacted us with some questions relating to our previous research on lanyards. They had been exploring a new [...]

By | August 9th, 2016|Categories: Research, Special Projects|Tags: |0 Comments

Helicopter Rappel

Equipment Testing and Evaluation Project Photos: Abstract: In October, 2010, Rigging for Rescue, LLC, in conjunction with Yosemite National Park Service all-hazard personnel, conducted three days of drop testing and [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Categories: Testing on Contract|Tags: |0 Comments
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