Industrial Fire Journal - Fire & Rescue - Hemming Group Ltd
HOW TO...How to carry out a trench rescue operation
Published:  02 September, 2010

“Enough is enough” is most likely the reason why in the US it is forbidden to enter an unsecured trench or ditch, and there are strict regulations as a result of the deaths of many firefighters who perished while trying to save others. Although there are no current regulations in Europe, the same issues should be considered: Peter Schellekens from ResQtec takes a look at some of the basics.

File: TrenchReSQtec.pdf (208k)