ASTM WK33839

    Work Item: ASTM WK33839 - New Guide for Guide for Training for Level II Rope Rescue (R2) Rescuer Endorsement

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    Developed by Subcommittee: F32.03 | Committee F32 | Contact Staff Manager



    1. Scope

    The Standard Guide for Training for Level II Rope Rescue (R2) Rescuer Endorsement was created to address the current gap in individual levels of rope rescue standards. It is intended to be used in conjunction with, and as an add-on to, F2752: Standard Guide for Training for Level I Rope Rescue (R1) Rescuer Endorsement.This guide is intended to define the training that would prepare an endorsed Level II Rope Rescuer (LRT-R2) or equivalent (under qualified supervision) to assist and support rope rescue operations at an intermediate level, including patient packaging and attendance, litter rigging, ascending and descending fixed ropes in a high angle environment, and constructing raising and lowering systems.

    To assist and support rope rescue operations at an intermediate level


    Keywords

    Extrication; Rescue; Rope; SAR; Technical Rescue; USAR

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    06-24-2011

    Technical Contact:
    Sarah Stokesbury

    Status:
    Draft Under Development