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TrainingTECH1 replied to yakkee's discussion need infromation in the group Urban Search and Rescue
"Your best bet is to go through your state's training. Open enrollment USAR classes are few and far between these days. Our company can provide training but need a minium enrollment of 24 students."
May 13, 2011
TrainingTECH1 replied to Jason Brooks's discussion Set of fours in the group Rope Rescue
"There are many manufacturers that make a product similar; mini-haul, jigger, AZTEK....While Rock Exoctica makes one heck of a product (As I say they make rescue art!) you can assemble these things for a lot less. I am a firm believer in the…"
Jan 15, 2011
TrainingTECH1 and Michael Tucci are now friends
Jan 15, 2011
TrainingTECH1 and Leo Cartwright are now friends
Sep 25, 2010
TrainingTECH1 replied to Ben Waller's discussion Arizona Vortex or Larkin Frame? in the group Rope Rescue
""However, that being said, I also believe that it comes down to proper training with the available equipment. If a rescuer can't take the time to master their techniques they shouldn't be playing with the expensive toys." Well…"
Feb 2, 2010
TrainingTECH1 and David O. Couvelha are now friends
Jan 28, 2010
TrainingTECH1 replied to Ben Waller's discussion Arizona Vortex or Larkin Frame? in the group Rope Rescue
"Ben, I have experience using both devices. Larkin Frame - Can be built in full scale or half scale (used half scale in a fire tower elevator was raining!). The full scale is well over 6' tall while the half is between 3-4 feet tall.…"
Jan 26, 2010
TrainingTECH1 replied to Daniel Bacigalupo's discussion How to use the Tripod like a high anchorage point. in the group Rope Rescue
"Take a look at the Ferno Arachnipod, it's a great multi-pod. or go to Ferno Austrailia's website at and search Arachnipod"
Jan 16, 2010

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Charlotte, North Caolina
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I do a lot of contract instructing and have taught all over the country. I am trying to get my own training company established.
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It started as something to do when I was home on winter break from college. Now its a career!
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Funding to support continueing education training.

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At 7:58am on November 11, 2008, Van Willing said…
Hello Jeff, things are quiet here in Aiken. A little to quiet really.
At 7:27am on November 7, 2008, Leo Cartwright said…
Hi Jeff; Leo from Australia, Paramedic, and Welcome to FFN hope U enjoy the site and gather many friends.
If U are interested and If U send me your postal address via my Email I will post you one of my State Ambulance service badges, for one of your service patches,
Cheers Leo
At 9:10am on November 6, 2008, jack lambert said…
thanks for the add good luck with your company
At 8:52am on November 6, 2008, jack lambert said…
hello from new brunswick canada
At 9:02pm on November 5, 2008, C. J. Johnson said…
Hey, I need to talk to you about some training things. Do you have my contact info?
At 9:01pm on November 5, 2008, C. J. Johnson said…
I'm everywhere....I'm Batman.


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