Power alone is not enough. Holmatro knows it takes more than the world's best rescue tools to save lives. Rescue in general is a very challenging discipline requiring ongoing training and skills development. To support rescuers faced with this continuous challenge Holmatro offers various training materials and training sessions for end users.
Whether you are in charge of training an entire department, or just want to brush up on your personal skills, our training materials are helpful tools to reach your goals.Read more
- (High-pressure) lifting bags can be used for more applications than you might think at first sight.
- Can an airbag be safely worked around if it is already detonated on arrival at the rescue scene?
- Especially when using extension hoses in hot conditions, keep a pressure relief valve nearby.
- If you do not use your hydraulic rescue equipment very regularly, it is best to start your pump once a week and run it for a short while.
- It is best not to close your hydraulic rescue tools entirely after use.
- Make sure you protect yourself from steering wheel airbags that have not been activated upon impact
- To protect rescuers and victims, cover the sharp edges that often remain after cutting a certain part of a vehicle.
- What conditions should be in place in order to allow for the cutting of a hinge?
- When connecting hoses, tools and pumps, always check whether tools have been coupled correctly by pulling the couplers apart a little.
- When cutting with a hydraulic combitool or cutter, try to cut as close to the central bolt as possible.
- When removing a door, should the hinges be broken (popped) or cut?
- When removing a front door of a light motor vehicle should this be performed from the front hinge side of the door or from the back lock side?
- When you finish using a pump, first switch off the pump, then shut the petrol tap.
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