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Ian Dunbar - Holmatro Rescue Consultant

"The best thing about knowledge is passing it on". Independent Rescue Consultant Ian Dunbar has travelled the world to train and exchange knowledge with rescuers from all nationalities. Read his blog posts below.

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  • Options versus Safety: The Use of Spreaders for Lifting 78

    Options versus Safety: The Use of Spreaders for Lifting

    By Ian Dunbar on Friday September 15, 2017

    Should we consider tactics that are less safe when time is limited and our skills are put to the test? This blog discusses the use of hydraulic spreaders for lifting operations. Read more 8

  • Multiple Vehicle / Multiple Casualty Incidents 77

    Multiple Vehicle / Multiple Casualty Incidents

    By Ian Dunbar on Monday September 11, 2017

    Multiple vehicle/casualty accidents test everyone's resilience. In this blog we share some information and practical tips that can help you prepare for these major incidents. Which remains difficult: sometimes it comes down to simply doing your best. Read more 0

  • Electric Vehicles - Update 76

    Electric Vehicles - Update

    By Ian Dunbar on Monday August 28, 2017

    Electric vehicles are here to stay. It will only be a matter of time before all vehicles will run on batteries. Time for an update on the rescue side of things. Read more 2

  • New Car Technology: Re-think the Risk 75

    New Car Technology: Re-think the Risk

    By Ian Dunbar on Monday August 14, 2017

    Although we cannot say that airbags, SRS and electric vehicles pose no risk at all, there are many misconceptions and 'horror stories' that should be put into context. Time to re-think the risk of New Car Technology. Read more 7

  • Motorsports and extrication equipment 74

    Motorsports and extrication equipment

    By Ian Dunbar on Friday July 14, 2017

    When Ian Dunbar joined the BTCC Extrication Team he was asked to review their extrication equipment. An inclined cutter was the first thing he wrote on their shopping list. Read more 2