DRS Blog

One of the challenges with any rescue operation is striking a balance between safe rescue methods that workers can learn and remember when needed and a plan that covers and addresses every aspect of risk.  How do you keep the rescuers safe, while making sure the rescue plan isn't so complicated that it takes 3 hours to make entry?

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This article features two great pulleys, both with a built-in swivel head.  One is by Rock Exotica, the other by CMC.  For this blog, we'll be looking at the 2" single pulley and 1.5" double pulley varieties.  Let's get to it.

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New England Ropes / Teufelberger Rope Co. know a thing or two about making the strings we all go work and play with, but it seems they've hit on something really amazing with this latest upgrade.  Ladies and gentlemen of the academy, please meet Platinum Rope.

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Here's a cool item to hit the market recently - the ClampBot by Conterra.  It does sound like it's named after a B-grade sci-fi horror movie, but actually, this little gem works amazingly well!

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Vertex Best    VERSUS   Advantage

 

This episode features two great helmet options for rescuers: the Vertex Best by Petzl, and the Advantage helmet by PMI.  There's no doubt that both of these helmets are excellent options and are used by a wide variety of rescue teams; from SAR to Fire Departments to Industrial Tower Crane workers, but what sets these helmets apart and, given your line of work, what makes one better than the other for you?

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We have finally updated our website to reflect the company as it grows and changes.  While we are pretty happy with the new layout, we always value the input of our customers and would love to hear what you think.  Do you see something you wish worked differently?  Do you wish there was some feature or information you can't seem to find?  Drop us a comment or a note to let us know and we will try to implement your ideas.

One of our primary objectives at DRS is to always be reviewing and updating how we do business.  Whether it is including new technologies in our training courses, implementing the newest best practices in our standby team protocols or simply making sure that our customers have a better equipment-purchasing experience, we are always trying to update and refine the services that we deliver.

We have numerous discount levels for professionals and organizations so contact us for special pricing if you are from an emergency service department, federal agency, an emergency responder, a student, etc.  Also, we will often have coupons and promotions so don't forget to check out the "Promotions" tab on our Equipment Sales page.

Thanks for checking out the new DRS website and webstore and we look forward to working with you!