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"The best thing about knowledge is passing it on." Read the blog posts of experts travelling the world to train and exchange knowledge with rescuers from all nationalities.

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  • Outside the Box Training 85

    Outside the Box Training

    By Ian Dunbar on Friday February 16, 2018

    Don't judge training scenarios on the likelihood of the supposed event. Instead, let's think outside the box and focus on the learning opportunities provided. Read more 1

  • Vehicle on its Side: Extrication Options 84

    Vehicle on its Side: Extrication Options

    By Ian Dunbar on Friday January 26, 2018

    With a vehicle landed on its side, extrication options are more limited. This blog discusses some practical considerations and tips. Read more 3

  • Looking Back and Being Thankful 83

    Looking Back and Being Thankful

    By Jason Bell on Tuesday January 9, 2018

    Looking back on Holmatro's 50th anniversary year, Regional Manager Jason Bell realizes that we owe our success to one important factor: people. A big thank you to our customers and employees! Read more 0

  • Rapid Intervention (Part 2) 82

    Rapid Intervention (Part 2)

    By Ian Dunbar on Sunday December 31, 2017

    Rapid Intervention is often talked about but rarely defined. Check out this model splitting up the Team Approach based on the personnel and equipment initially available on scene. Read more 2

  • Rapid Intervention (Part 1) 81

    Rapid Intervention (Part 1)

    By Ian Dunbar on Friday November 10, 2017

    This blog describes the concept of Rapid Intervention and how it can be combined with the existing Team Approach to road traffic accidents. Read more 1