Reach and Rescue Long Reach Telescopic Water Rescue Poles
Sizes available 5m, 9m, 13m,
17m (Intermediate sizes made specifically on request). To accurately deploy
flotation devises or other tools. The telescopic poles have adjustable
clamps. Each clamp releases the section above in a smooth action enabling
fast extraction / retraction.
The RRP Pole has been designed
by Reach and Rescue Limited in conjunction with a leading UK Fire and flood
rescue division, to improve the operatorís safety and capability at water,
ice, mud and flood related incidents.
accurately deploy flotation or rescue devices
Save valuable, lifesaving
minutes on your rescues.
Saving valuable time on the
rescue that might otherwise have been wasted, leading to possible tragedy.
This directional method of administering aid is also more accurate than
the existing Reach, Throw and Go procedures.
The Reach and Rescue Pole
Accurately delivers rescue and
floatation devices direct to the victim.
Telescopic Rescue Pole
Designed in conjuction with
a leading UK Fire and Flood Rescue division, to improve operator safety
and capability at water, ice, mud and flood and Height related incidents
Multipurpose Rescue Equipment
The largest pole folds down
to 2.6 metres
Allows it to be stored in a
quick release bag
Poles Data Sheet (.pdf)
Rescue at heights
A quick connect detachable carabiner
(Carago) is available to facilitate rescue at heights of suspended victims
in harnesses, making the Reach and Rescue Pole Kits a versatile multipurpose
piece of rescue equipment
and Rescue Users Guide (.pdf)
Using the Reach and
The pole is a telescopic devise
that extends and contracts. The top metal collar holds all the attachments.
Below are the basic steps for use:
Extend top yellow section by
60cm and slide on the yellow spherical float ball. This should be slid
down blue end first with the locking collar towards to the top of the pole
Tighten the float collar until
the float remains firmly in place
Choose the applicable attachment
from the selection. This slides over the top collar and the double sprung
buttons should be pushed in and allowed to spring out of the location holes
on each attachment collar
Extend pole by lifting the lever
towards the top of the pole and pulling out the section. When a red band
is seen, push this back in until it is hidden. Then, arch the lever downwards
until it stops, the upper tube is now held.
Repeat the above process (4)
until the desired length is achieved
The float will take the weight
of the pole and you can swing it through the water to achieve the desired
Closing the pole is the reverse
of the above. However, during victim retrieval another technique is to
pull the entire opened pole, hand over hand, behind your body for more
speed should this be necessary.
Accessories for the Reach and Rescue Pole System