Tag Archives: heavy lifting

Lifting and Moving Rat Maze

Andrew Brassard made a maze prop that weighs a couple hundred pounds. The idea is to use pry bars, airbags, wedges, cribbing, rabbit tools, spreaders, and other tools to manipulate the box and get a small ball from one end to the other.

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Garbage Trucks – Lifting A Heavy Load

After getting home late Sunday night from the Rippin Rescue in Westminster, SC, I was hurrying to the curb with my bags of trash Monday morning just as the garbage truck rolled up. Two days earlier we were finding ways to extricate a victim pinned by a car that rear-ended the truck.

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Ohio Fire & EMS Expo Recap / Additional Resources

For the 3rd year in a row, the firefighters behind the Ohio Fire & EMS Expo put on a great show. Each year it has grown bigger and better. Somehow they have found a way to bring in high caliber instructors and keep the conference pass affordably priced and the expo hall free, thanks to Rescue Methods. Be sure to "Like" Ohio Fire Expo on Facebook and watch for next years announcements. It was great to meet some new brothers and meet-up with some old friends.

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