Paratech Virtual Workshops

Paratech’s Virtual Workshops provide product information so you can make better rescues. Specialized product information, best practices, and insider tips. All by Paratech experts. Each event tailored to your needs, with focus on specific applications, skillsets, and offering a live Q&A.

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Ron Zawlocki of the Michigan Urban Search and Rescue Training Foundation and author of Trench Rescue 3rd Edition is joined by Craig Dashner, Professional Engineer and co-author of Trench Rescue 3rd Edition in hosting this webinar on advanced techniques in trench rescue. Ron and Craig present the basics of soil mechanics, and a rapid and accurate method for first responders to determine lateral soil forces and use tabulated data that (for the first time) is designed for the dynamic soil conditions that rescuers are confronted with at trench collapse incidents.

An in-depth walkthrough and best practices of Paratech Trench Rescue – Waler Systems with instructional videos, featuring Paratech Trainer Nigel Letherby.

An in-depth walkthrough of systems used and best practices, with instructional videos of the basics in Trench Rescue with Nigel Letherby.

An in-depth walkthrough of systems used and best practices, with instructional videos combining interior and exterior considerations featuring Paratech Trainer Nigel Letherby and Regional Manager Mike Ulibarri.

An in-depth walk-through with instructional video on the Paratech collapse rescue interior considerations with Paratech Trainer Nigel Letherby. Nigel reviews interior collapse rescue best practices demonstrated using Paratech strut systems.

An in-depth walk-through with instructional video on the Paratech collapse rescue exterior considerations with Paratech Trainer Nigel Letherby. Nigel reviews exterior collapse rescue best practices demonstrated using Paratech strut systems.

Paratech’s Mike Ulibarri, Regional Sales Manager for Western US, and Michael Weiss, Regional Sales Manager for Western Canada – experts on rope and rigging – review the uses, rigging, and best practices for use of the elevator rescue system. Art Maciel, CMC, reviews the rope system used.

An in-depth walk-through with instructional video on the Paratech Supporter by Chris Framsted, Regional Sales Manager for Southern U.S. Chris will review vehicle stabilization best practices demonstrated using the Supporter system.

Paratech’s Michael Weiss, Regional Sales Manager for Western Canada – an expert on rope and rigging – reviews the uses, rigging, angles, and best practices for use of the Paratech Bipod system in lifting and shifting.

Paratech’s Nigel Letherby and Michael Weiss, our two best rope and rigging experts, walk-through rigging and use of the Paratech Monopod and Tripod. You’ll learn: capacities for both pod systems, rigging, angles, use, best practices, and more.

Paratech Regional Sales Manager James Kolaczkowski reviews the Paratech AcmeThread StrutDriver. The StrutDriver offers the simplest method to lift the most common loads on our streets, small to large size cars and light trucks. The StrutDriver will lift 6000lb / 2.7t at a 2:1 safety factor and stabilize 20000lb / 9.8t at a 4:1 safety factor. You’ll gain essential knowledge on lifting methods, load capacities, angles and safe deployment practices.

Paratech Trainer Nigel Letherby and Regional Sales Managers Mike Ulibarri, James Kolaczkowski, and Robert O’Donald demonstrate Paratech’s Heavy Vehicle Extrication Kit in this culmination of all the previous lifting, stabilizing and moving webinars. We review lifting, moving and stabilizing vehicles of all sizes in preparation for safe extrication using Paratech Inc. LongShore and AcmeThread Struts, HydraFusion Struts, and MultiForce lifting bags. You’ll gain essential knowledge on load capacities, angles and safe deployment practices.

Paratech Trainer Nigel Letherby reviews stabilizing with the largest size vehicle stabilization kit in the Paratech Program, the Interstate/Motorway Vehicle Stabilization Kit – giving you the ability to stabilize up to 120000lb / 54t. Gain essential knowledge on load capacities, angles and safe deployment practices.

Paratech Trainer James Kolaczkowski reviews stabilizing with the medium size vehicle stabilization kit in the Paratech Program, the Highway Vehicle Stabilization Kit – providing the ability to stabilize up to 80000lb / 36t. Gain essential knowledge on load capacities, angles and safe deployment practices.

Paratech Trainer Mike Ulibarri reviews lifting with the single most effective high capacity lifting device – the Paratech HydraFusion Strut, combining the strength of hydraulics with the safety of a Paratech Strut. Gain essential knowledge on load and lifting capacities, angles and safe deployment practices.

Paratech Trainer Nigel Letherby and Regional Sales Manager Robert O’Donald review lifting and stabilizing with the most compact combination of air lifting bag and stabilization on the market, the Paratech MultiForce Air Lifting Bag and the Paratech Vehicle Stabilization Kit. Gain essential knowledge on load capacities, safe practices and deployment angles.

Paratech Regional Sales Manager Robert O’Donald walks you through the Multiforce Air Lifting Bag and its applications. Lift with the single most effective air lifting bag on the market, the Paratech MultiForce Air Lifting Bag. Gain essential knowledge on load capacities, and safe deployment practices.

Watch as we review stabilization using struts, starting with the smallest kit in the Paratech Program that will still stabilize the heaviest loads. Gain essential knowledge on load capacities, deployment angles and safe practices.

Gain in-depth training on the application and maintenance of the Paratech MaxiForce Air Lifting Bag system. You’ll see all parts of the Paratech Air Lifting Bag System, how it all connects, how the individual parts are maintained and how they are used in two specific scenarios.

Watch as we demo the parts of the Air Lifting Bag System, and how to apply a 2-point, 4-bag lift and daisy-chain lift.

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Product Videos

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Paratech MultiForce Air Lifting Bag Kit

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Paratech Vehicle Stabilization Kit

Watch as the Standard Vehicle Stabilization Kit’s AcmeThread Strut System stabilizes…

Paratech MaxiForce Air Lifting Bags

Paratech Instructor Nigel Letherby walks you through the operation of 4 bag lifts using…

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