Frequently Asked Questions



What is an Industrial Rescue Team?

An Industrial Rescue Team (IRT) is a highly trained and specialized group of professionals dedicated to ensuring the safety and well-being of individuals working in industrial settings. These teams are primarily responsible for responding to emergency situations that may occur in industrial environments, such as factories, construction sites, confined spaces, and other high-risk workplaces.

Key attributes of an Industrial Rescue Team include:


  1. Technical Expertise: IRT members undergo rigorous training to develop technical skills in areas such as rope rescue, confined space rescue, hazardous materials response, and emergency medical care. Their expertise enables them to handle complex and potentially life-threatening situations.
  2. Safety Focus: Safety is paramount for IRTs. They are trained to identify and mitigate risks, enforce safety protocols, and provide immediate assistance in the event of accidents, injuries, or emergencies.
  3. Swift Response: IRTs are known for their rapid response capabilities. They are on standby to react swiftly to incidents, ensuring that injured or trapped individuals receive timely rescue and medical attention.
  4. Equipment Proficiency: These teams are well-versed in the use of specialized rescue equipment, ensuring they can execute efficient and safe rescue operations.
  5. Compliance: IRTs adhere to industry standards, regulations, and best practices, such as those set by organizations like NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration).
  6. Collaboration: IRTs often collaborate with local emergency services, such as fire departments and EMS (Emergency Medical Services), to provide seamless and coordinated responses to emergencies.
What brands of rescue gear does RNR Rescue provide?

RNR offers all of the top brands for technical rescue operations.

How long are RNR Rescue Certifications valid?

The National Fire Prevention Associate (NFPA) does not provide a specific time period of validity, however RNR Rescue Certifications are valid for two (2) years.

What is your equipment return policy?
Our equipment return policy is determined by the recommendations of each manufacturer. We adhere to the specific return guidelines provided by the manufacturer of the equipment in question. This allows us to ensure that returns are handled in accordance with the manufacturer’s policies, guaranteeing a smooth and efficient process for our customers.
What is the warranty on equipment?
Refer to manufacturer’s specifications for warranty information.
What is the difference between ‘Open Enrollment’ and ‘Private’ Classes?
Open Enrollment (or pre-scheduled) training courses are conducted throughout the calendar year and are open to the public.

Privately scheduled courses are conducted exclusively for one customer with their choice of dates, times, and locations. Any of our open-enrollment programs can be customized to fit the client’s needs as a private course.