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Orientation to Cave Rescue (OCR)
September 29 & 30 2007
Laurel Caverns

This class will be intentionally small, limited to 20 students.  Sunday's mock cave rescue will be an Open Mock.  That is all cavers are invited to show up and sign-in just as they would for a real rescue.


Orientation to Cave Rescue Training
OCTOBER 19-21 2007
Snowshoe, West Virginia

PLEASE NOTE. YOU MUST TAKE AN ORIENTATION TO CAVE RESCUE CLASS
BEFORE YOU CAN TAKE THE WEEKLONG.

Weeklong 2008 Cave Rescue Training
JULY 17-27 2008
Rockingham County, Virginia

The seminar consists of extensive classroom and field work in all phases of cave rescue including underground environment, vertical rescue, hauling systems, extrication techniques, medical management, communication systems, and the organization and management of cave rescue operations. Basic and advanced course material is presented for students who typically include cavers, emergency service personnel, and emergency managers.

An introductory level program which consists of classroom and field work in all phases of cave rescue including: underground environment, extrication techniques, communication systems, medical management, and organization and management of cave rescue. The basic orientation course material is presented for students who typically include cavers, emergency services personnel, and rescue management personnel.

 

This very valuable training is a great opportunity if you are interested in assisting in cave rescue, or want some extra information on what it might take to rescue your own caving group some day! Don't miss it!

Please feel free to distribute this information to other grottos and list-servs in the region.


 

 

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