EHT Episode 38–Truck Ops Part 4–Ground Ladders Part 1


This is part one of the use of ground ladders.  In this episode we discuss the challenges of where we store them, deploying them and some of the small nuances that can make all the difference in your ground ladder uses.

No matter how large or small your department, you will be faced with the need to deploy ground ladders and this discussion will give you some things to consider when developing your SOG’s and deployment models.

We talk about

  • apparatus and how we order and store ground ladders.
  • placement on the building
  • number to deploy
  • angles and reach
  • VES and search
  • inspection
  • tie the halyard or not?

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