XT PRO for vertical lift rescues.

12.00 p.mEmergency call for rescue of a worker who fell during penstock inspection.
12.15 p.mArrival of the rescue team.
12.16 p.m Assembly of the Eagles Nest rescue system configured as an overhanging bipod. Application of the Harken winch on one of the two poles using the special mounting bracket.
12.20 p.mStart of the rescuer’s descent manoeuvre using the Teufelberger rope.
12.20 p.m Rescuers reach the casualty, check his condition and proceed with the application of cervical collar and XT Pro.
12.22 p.m Start of the immobilised trauma casualty rescue using vertical lift method. Casualty assisted at all times by an operator.
12.23 p.mThe upstream operators start the rescue as safely and as rapidly as possible using the Harken winch.
12.25 p.mOn conclusion of rescue manoeuvres, the casualty is taken to a safe area to be attended to by healthcare operators.
Training, tests and rescue simulations are extremely important in order to be more confident with equipment, to improve reaction times and also to collect feedback. We’d like to thank the Civil Protection group of Valpelline for their valuable support.

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