We are all being confronted with a pandemic that is compelling us to make significant changes in how we go about our day, both on and off the job. With the current travel restrictions and the need for social distancing, we are challenged to adjust our behaviors while still being prepared to perform our rescue duties if called upon.
Maintaining rescue skills proficiency was already challenging enough before Coronavirus, and it may be even more challenging now. Although most training has been postponed at the Roco Training Center, it is still vitally important to keep your skills sharp. Confined spaces are still dangerous, and rescues will still happen. As always, it’s important to be ready.
We would like to offer some tips to help you maintain both your individual and team proficiency. These tips are not intended to provide the same level of proficiency that attending a formal refresher class would, but we feel they will go a long way in helping you keep your skills at an acceptable, if not a highly polished level.
Our Roco training department has put together a list of skills to concentrate on while doing your own in-house independent training. We based these on the skills