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Weekly Drill No. 101 - Ropes & Knots - Part 2

Drill #101: Ropes & Knots: Part 2

In Part 1 of this three-part series (Weekly Drill #98), readers learned about the different materials being used in the manufacturing of fire service ropes. In Part 2, we are going to review some the construction features associated with the ropes we use.

The drill is designed to be a single page of information to conjure up discussions among your crew members. Sit down and talk about the exercises, and how they may apply to your company. But, just don't read them. Get moving. Head to an appropriate area and train.

Post the information in prominent places in your stations so it's readily available for review.

Please remember to check your Standard Operating Procedures or Guidelines (SOPs/SOGs) before using the drill.