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  1. Vacuum Trucks Key to Successful Trench Rescue

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Sep 2010

    should be considered a standard operating procedure for trench rescue operations, even without access to the rescue vacuum system ..... treated and released. This was one of the most complex trench rescues of the seven performed by the team. All departments and

  2. California Firefighters Learn Trench Rescue Training

    Online Articles

    Sat, 29 Sep 2012

    Two dozen Cal Fire Merced County firefighters and their Los Banos counterparts teamed up Friday for trench rescue training, reports the Merced Sun-Star. It entailed measuring and building support walls for a 10-foot trench, walkways around

  1. Technical Rescue: Firefighters Injured in NYC Trench Rescue

    Online Articles

    Wed, 20 Mar 2013

    Three firefighters were injured during a successful trench rescue operation early Wednesday in New York City. A worker on the Second Avenue Subway construction project was trapped 75 to 100 feet

  2. NOT YOUR NORMAL CALLS

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jul 1997

    confined-space rescues, trench rescues , high- angle rescues, and ..... with these areas of injuries. TRENCH RESCUE Trench rescues usually involve compression ..... properly trained and equipped trench rescue teams. However, some incidents

  3. Mother's Day Trench Rescue at the Beach

    Online Articles

    Wed, 13 Jul 2011

    that my department was trained only in trench rescue awareness, so I knew we could not ..... Florida was the worst grade concerning trench rescue . Beach sand was possibly the worst ..... with fire dispatch that we had a true trench rescue incident and confirmed that a TRT was

  4. TRENCH RESCUE : MANAGING THE LOGISTICS FUNCTION

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 May 2001

    logistical function. Logistical support for trench rescue begins during the preparation phase ..... the fire or rescue station where the trench rescue equipment is stored. Inspection includes ..... are used. The typical sequence of a trench rescue , given below, can be used to brainstorm

  5. TRENCH RESCUE :THE BASICS

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Dec 2003

    you and your crew. BACKGROUND INFORMATION: TRENCH RESCUE Trench rescue , not a typical response for many fire departments ..... exceeding 15 feet." Although OSHA does not regulate trench rescue specifically, 29 CFR 1926.650-652, Safety

  6. TRENCH RESCUE LESSONS LEARNED

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Sep 2005

    Fortunately, it got better. This is a trench rescue story where everything went right ..... unearth a victim. In many situations, a trench rescue could be augmented by the use of ..... bodies. There is a time factor in trench rescue . Cold dirt, cold water, pain, and

  7. Hydro-Excavation for Trench Rescue

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Sep 2008

    over other methods typically used in trench rescue , according to Ken Sugawara, the general ..... covering the victim. Historically, trench rescue instruction advised rescue personnel to ..... rescue team would proceed with standard trench rescue site preparation prior to the hydro

  8. AURORAS TRENCH RESCUE AND STRUCTURE COLLAPSE TRUCK

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 May 1996

    AURORA`S TRENCH RESCUE AND STRUCTURE COLLAPSE TRUCK BY ..... a heavy rescue vehicle, and the trench rescue truck, described below, are housed ..... was painted. Now in service, the trench rescue truck has given us the capability