Technical Rescue

Training Minutes: Getting to the Victim in a Concrete Collapse

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At the Guardian Centers, David Rhodes and company continue their series of technical rescue Training Minutes videos covering the next steps of rescuing a patient trapped in a concrete collapse. They discuss getting to the patient by means of a “dirty breach,” cutting through the concrete using a rescue saw and other tools, and focus on some specific tips for cutting and crew rotation.

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