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Friday Forum: The Munter Hitch
Sometimes the best option is also the simplest one! A simple, effective, multipurpose knot like the Munter Hitch is exactly that. Learn the history and many applications of this unique knot.
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Friday Forum: Take Care of your Mind
The culture around mental health is shifting, and it's becoming more acceptable to openly discuss our struggles and seek help. This is exemplified by a conversation between coworkers discussing their upcoming counseling sessions. Seeking help and sharing the benefits of therapy can save lives, and it's time to prioritize our mental wellbeing.
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Friday Forum: Words Matter

By recognizing the importance of language and emphasizing that a building should be assumed to be occupied until proven otherwise, firefighters can better assess and respond to the risks posed by abandoned structures.

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Friday Forum: Joy
The satisfaction found in public service jobs builds tight-knit teams that develop a shared sense of missional purpose beyond friendship, resulting in a foundation of joy. Tim Anderson encourages embracing the challenges and finding joy in the team.
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Friday Forum: Simplicity
In this blog post, Tim Anderson discusses the importance of simplicity in technical rescue, particularly in rope rescue. Anderson believes that the mission of the rescue service has been forgotten, and that the focus should be on casualty survival through prompt delivery to advanced medical care.
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