Some of you probably remember having to lift something heavy with wedges and cribbing. That isn’t the case with many of the new recruits, mainly because we show them how to use the hydraulics and pneumatics first. Then we forget to give them more options, basic options. What if the front line tools don’t work or are on another call. How are we going to lift an object off a trapped victim?
I have previously wrote about lifting options for school bus roll-over pinning and the pictures in this post will be from a recent training with the same scenario. Remember, we can use wedges, cribbing, and sledgehammers to make a successful lift when needed.
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