West Virginia Public Service Training

Low Angle/Basic Ropes Rescue

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Date/Time
Date(s) - May 18
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location
Parkersburg Fire Station 6


Low Angle / Basic Ropes (16 hours)
This course will focus on knots, low and high angle rope rescue set-up, lifting and lowering systems and mechanical advantage systems utilizing rope techniques. This is achieved using a mixture of classroom and field exercises. This course is excellent for the basic rescuer to gain the basic skill-set in dealing with low angle rope situations. Low angle rescue is terrain that has a slope angle from 15 to 45 degrees. The condition of the terrain will determine the need for the type and amount of rope support required.

Instructor: Cody Boyd (Parkesburg Fire Department)

If you would like to register for this class, please complete the attached registration form.  Please email registration forms back to Eva Godbey at eva.godbey@k12.wv.us.  FREE T-shirt for anyone that pre-registers and pre-pays by February 8, 2019.

Cost:  $20/person

Checks need to be made out to Wood County Firefighters Association.

Checks can be mailed to:

Mountain State ESC

Attn: Eva Godbey

501 22nd St.

Dunbar, WV 25064