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  1. Safety Regulation Compliance, Everyone’s Responsibility

    Safety Regulation Compliance, Everyone’s Responsibility

    Compliance Is All Over the Board.

    I just came from a standby rescue job at a power plant just outside Phoenix.  You enter a gate and are directed by security to check in to the front office. We sign in for who we are, who we represent and what we are doing on site.  We then are escorted to a room for a video introduction to the plants safety procedures, 45 minutes of mind-numbing safety regulations such as PPE, Safety Glasses, Steel toe boots worn 100% of the time outside of office.  We were assigned a safety officer and given radios and instructions on its use and to whom they would be communicating with for a given emergency.     

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  2. Don’t Miss the Personal Skills Rescue Workshop

    Don’t Miss the Personal Skills Rescue Workshop

    Don’t Miss the Personal Skills Rescue Workshop

    Save your spot now for: April, June and September 2018!


    Join Us for a Fun, Informative and Valuable Class to learn proper

    Rope Rescue Techniques


    The Personal Skills Rescue Workshop (PSRW) is a 7-day course with no prerequisite required, although should not be mistaken for a beginner program.  The PSRW is for those that can’t get enough time over the edge or on the ropes and is designed for the serious rope rescuer wanting to improve their personal rope rigging skills.  

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  3. The New HikingShack.com

    The New HikingShack.com

    Welcome to the all-NEW Arizona HikingShack.com!

    We’ve been working long and hard to bring you a website that provides equipment and classes, as well as, gives you a place to continually come for reliable information. Take a look around and let us know if there’s something we can help you with and check back often, as we’ll be constantly updating it.

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  4. Don’t Miss the New 2018 Artificial High Directional Workshop

    Don’t Miss the New 2018 Artificial High Directional Workshop

    Don’t Miss the New 2018 Artificial High Directional Workshop for High Angle Training

    AHS Rescue is pleased to announce the 2018 Arizona Vortex Artificial High Directional Workshop from Ropes that Rescue, leaders in rope rescue and rope access safety training.  This 7-day, advanced level course will be held in Utah at Rock Exotica from April 6th through the 12th.  

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  5. The Urgency for the RIGHT Fall Arrest Systems - it's a matter of life or death!

    The Urgency for the RIGHT Fall Arrest Systems - it's a matter of life or death!

    Don’t Compromise on Fall Arrest Training and Systems for Your Work-at-Height Employees

    Employers that require employees to work at height should be fully aware of the importance of buying the RIGHT fall arrest training and systems, yet all too often we hear of tragic accidents occurring in the workplace that simply should not happen. Fall Arrest equipment and training is a vital component for any employee that works at height in various environments and applications, including construction workers, fire rescue, search & rescue, cellular tower, power utility, aerial lift, and any other work at height profession. 

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