Life safety ropes are used to enable human rescue from areas of limited or perilous access. These ropes are used by responders to access steep, vertical, and near vertical terrain; ascend or descend from multi-story buildings; and conduct search, rescue, and recovery in maritime environments.
Please contact NUSTL@hq.dhs.gov regarding access to the following additional document: Life Safety Ropes Focus Group Report is a limited distribution document.
Find this project in the FEMA Authorized Equipment List and InterAgency Board Interactive Standardized Equipment List.
AEL Category, Title, Number, and Project:
AEL Category: 03. CBRNE Operational and Search and Rescue Equipment
AEL Title: Rope, Life Safety
AEL Number: 03OE-05-ROPE
SAVER Project: Life Safety Ropes