August 1, 2017

Dorsal versus sternal attachment and suspension trauma – Barrie Fire Service

Technical rope rescue demonstration by Barrie Fire Service – dorsal or sternal attachment for suspension trauma? Barrie Fire Service video depicting the advantages of sternal attachment […]
July 29, 2016

Rescue of fall arrest victim in safety harness fitted with H.A.L.O.

Video of a demonstration rescue of an unconscious fall arrest victim – sternally attached harness fitted with H.A.L.O. neck and back support device. The safety harness […]
January 20, 2015

Part 5 of a five-part series on avoiding tree-stand accidents.

Ontario Out of Doors. Part 5 of a five-part series on avoiding tree-stand accidents. This segment covers hanging from a full body harness arrest system, the […]
January 20, 2015

Demonstration of the attachment of suspension trauma safety straps to a safety harness (if conscious and not incapacitated)

A short video demonstrating how to attach a suspension trauma strap to a safety harness prior to a fall arrest. Please note that a suspension trauma […]
January 20, 2015

Tips for workers to prevent suspension trauma.

Presented by Amanda Silliker, Editor of Canadian Occupational Safety. Amanda provides tips on how a fall arrest victim can avoid the onset of suspension trauma. Suggestions for […]
January 20, 2015

Dr Roger Mortimers’ presentation at the 2012 NCRC national seminar discussing suspension trauma.

Presentation on Suspension Trauma / Suspension Intolerance by Dr Roger Mortimer at the 2012 NCRC National Seminar Dr Roger Mortimer presents an in depth information session […]
January 20, 2014

What is suspension trauma? By Dr Harry Kintzi MD

Physiological effects of Suspension Trauma in brief. Dr Harry Kintzi MD gives a brief description of the medical impact of suspension trauma / suspension intolerance.