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Working with a roof set

Troops and commanders in the fire department who need to work safely on roofs and use a fall arrest resources safely. 

On almost every fire truck in the Netherlands has a roof set available to the firefighter. Once these have to work on height it must be done safely. That's where the roof set is developed for, of which there are various types in circulation by now. Many of the fire department staff know not enough of working with the set, or are insufficiently trained in working with the harnass and roof set. Rescue 3 Benelux has developed a basic training that shows employees in a few hours every aspect that's important in working with a roof set. The topics addressed include: selection of anchor points, tensioning lines, using ridge piece, fall factor, putting on and checking a harnass, rescuing a colleague. 


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