Rope access maintenance at Weir Wood Reservoir

by Sean
Rope access maintenance

One of our Rescue teams have just completed an assignment at Weir Wood Reservoir, East Sussex. The work involved a 12m rope entry into a drained down clarifier hopper, to carry out debris removal which had accumulated at the base, and other basic maintenance tasks. Rescue 2 not only supplied the rescue provision, but additionally […]

New Rescue Technician client ID cards

by Sean
Confined Space Consultancy services

Rescue 2 are working collaboratively on an inhouse system with a major client, which involves collating Rescue Technician’s certifications, skills and expertise and holding this information together on an identification badge. This will eliminate the need to send skills certificates out as they will be loaded onto system and the technicians will be provided cards […]

Rescue 2 team members qualify as PPE Inspectors

by Sean
PPE Inspectors

Congratulations to two of our Equipment and Logistics team members, Joe Nieser and Neal Daniels, who have recently qualifed as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Inspectors for work at height. Joe and Neal attended the four day instructional course in Cumbria, during which time training was given regarding the inspection of PPE.  This included connectors, harnesses, […]

Rescue 2 purchase new Drager BA sets

by Sean

Exciting delivery today! As part of our ongoing investment into our Rescue teams, we’ve just purchased 12 brand new Drager PSS7000 BA Sets – with masks and body guards. (We also have another 13 sets on order, which will be used on our Rescue training courses and additional sets for the Rescue teams.) This is […]

Rescue 2 help Santa on his way for Children in Need

by Sean

Our Eastbourne Rescue 2 team were given an early Christmas cheer when Santa called them in to help out with our customers Children in Need Christmas Jumper Appeal.  After a fun day at Eastbourne raising money, there was only one small problem for Santa, how to return home. With Christmas looking not so Merry, our […]

Rescue 2 team donating for local charity this Christmas

by Sean

Over the past few weeks, our head office team have been collecting essential items for donation to our local charity, Worthing Churches Homeless Projects. This morning, we took three heavy boxes of items including toiletries and Christmas treats to the local distribution centre – where they were gratefully received. Worthing Churches Homeless Projects – was started […]

Rescue 2 – Technician Meet and Greet Session

by Sean
Rescue 2 - Technical Rescue Team

Rescue 2 are expanding and as a result we are looking to employ more professional self employed Rescue Technicians. Want to work with Rescue 2? We will be running a  Prospective Rescue Technician Meet and Greet day for individuals to find out a bit more about Rescue 2 on: Wednesday 1st November 2017 – Rescue […]

Rescue 2 work with emergency services | Confined Space Rescue

by Sean
Emergency Confined Space Rescue

Rescue 2 were called out last week to help with an emergency confined space situation that had occurred at a local Water Treatment Plant in West Sussex. The main contractors at the site called the Rescue 2 office to explain that a contractor had been cleaning out a tank, fallen and badly twisted his knee. […]

A day in the life of a Confined Space Rescue Technician

by Sean

Into the Risk… You want me to go where and do what?! The day normally starts with the alarm going off at some stupid hour and looking out the window to figure out whether the weather is doing what the forecast said it would. As with most things in life, being a confined space rescue […]

Rescue 2 handle medical emergency on-site

by Sean
Rescue 2 Medical emergency

A recent medical emergency involving a contractor at one of our South Eastern sites, required the intervention and professionalism of Rescue 2, to extract the contractor from the risk area. The contractor who was a known diabetic, became ill whilst working within the risk area, became agitated, and was immediately extracted and taken to a […]