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1. Introduction
2a1. Materials used for kernmantel ropes
2a2. Common chemicals and their effects on polymers
3. Knots
4. 17 essential rescue knots
5. Anchors and belays
6. Pulleys
7b1. Primary lines as backups
7b2. Recovering redundancy
8a1. Choosing an A-block
8a2. Purpose-designed devices
8a3. Building an A-block on scene
8a4. Using descenders to create an A-block
9. Counterbalance hauling
10a1. Vectors, loads and traverses
10a2. Rigging traverses
10a3. Knotty traverses
10a4. Crane Jib traverses
11. EN marking, PPE and the law
12b1. Mechanisms of failure
12b2. The NCA Drop test
12b3. The LOAL rescue drop test
12b4. The before and after
13. Contamination and disinfection
14. Training for rescue teams
15. The future of rescue ropework
16. References
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Manual Life on a Line

Manual Life on a Line

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