Tag: Rope Characteristics

Memorial Webinar for Steve Hudson

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Webinar Description:
This free, memorial webinar is a reshowing of a previous PMI Webinar presented by the late PMI President Steve Hudson. It provides insight on the proper inspection, care and maintenance of Life Safety Rope. In addition, we will try to answer the tough question of when to retire your rope.

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Pues, compré una cuerda, ¿y ahora qué?

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
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Descripción virtual de Seminario:
Este seminario virtual gratis le dará información sobre la inspección, el cuidado y el mantenimiento de las cuerdas de seguridad humana. Además, intentaremos responder la pregunta difícil de cuándo descartar una cuerda. ¡El seminario se presentará por primera vez en español el 21 de febrero del 2012!

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Ok, I Bought a Rope, So Now What?

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
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Webinar Description:
This free webinar provides insight on the proper inspection, care and maintenance of Life Safety Rope. In addition, we will try to answer the tough question of when to retire your rope. This webinar will also be aired for the first time in Spanish on February 21, 2012!

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Overcoming GRAVITY – Choosing a Rope for Safety

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011
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Webinar Description:
Life safety rope is available in such a variety of diameters, materials, and constructions… how do you choose what’s right for you? This presentation will cover some of the finer points of rope selection, including test methods, interpretation of data, and both objective and subjective considerations in choosing the best rope for your application. Rope is not a commodity, and details do make a difference. By the end of this webinar you will have a better grasp on analyzing specifications and product labels to help you choose the best product for your needs. Loui McCurley, you presenter for this webinar, offers perspective gained from personal experience in rescue, fall protection, rope access, and recreational climbing, as well as testing and evaluating mechanisms of failure of life safety rope.

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Life Safety Rope Selection

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010
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Webinar Description:
This free webinar, presented by PMI President Steve Hudson, will be a workshop focusing on variations of ropes used for rescue and other life safety applications. We will discuss current trends and standards in the industry. Steve will outline desirable performance characteristics of rope required for different kinds of life safety use, including rope access, wilderness rescue, urban/fire rescue, water rescue, cave rescue and others. Steve will also provide a brief overview of the history of ropes used in rescue and information on ropes in use today, covering information on rope construction, materials and selection.

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