Reach and Rescue are the forerunners in water rescue innovation – the unique and versatile long reach telescopic rescue pole system - and it was a testament to the to the success of this lifesaving innovation winning both the Product Innovation Category and the Overall Winner of this year’s Venturefest Northwest 2018 Innovation Showcase!
Over the years, it’s fair to say, Reach and Rescue have had their share of recognition in the field of water safety and rescue equipment. Pioneers in both innovation and ingenuity when it comes to rescue pole system technology, a technology still in its infancy and yet to be adopted as the status quo with regards to public water safety awareness. So it isn’t surprising when the team at Reach and Rescue receive a plethora of nominations for various awards and certifications. Three nominations in particular stood out to be notably prestigious;
The RSPCA, as a society of volunteers and teams of rescuers across the country, serve to protect and prevent all animals from cruelty and harm. Helping to save and re-home over 100,000 animals of all kinds in the U.K., the RSPCA have adopted an award winning rescue technology to add to their capabilities, the Reach and Rescue Pole Kit with all the attachments.
In April this year, throw-lines were damaged and other life-saving equipment was vandalised at Christie Park, Coleraine, Northern
Ireland and as such DUP councillor, Trevor Clarke, is now lobbying for legislation to be put in place ensure life-saving equipment is kept safe;
Over the last few weeks, Reach and Rescue, and our friends and partners, have been screaming the same mantra from the proverbial roof tops in the form of a social media hashtag: #PickUpAPole. Designed to raise awareness around one thing and one thing alone, our 'Pick-Up-A-Pole' campaign has paved the way for the introduction of the world's first telescopic rescue pole public access system; Portsafe!
Since 2014, the inshore and inland rescue boat grant has issued funds to the U.K.’s water rescue charities in an effort to provide vital rescue boats and safety equipment.
Each year, as part of the initiative, funds are awarded to the U.K.’s coastal teams and water rescue charities to purchase new boats, life jackets, long reach poles and body hooks, helmets, boots and throw bags.
‘Shock’ the new water safety video produced by Derbyshire Fire & Rescue will do just that; shock you. And rightfully so.
Focusing on the dramatic realities of water safety awareness, the video is set at what seemingly looks like an old quarry and an idyllic spot for the three young main characters of the film to have a inocent swim in the sun. Of course all ends horribly for the trio and you’ll see exactly why when you watch the video.
The catalogue is our biggest to date and includes new products, information about the innovative telescopic rescue pole, together with all the information you would need to choose the right attachment to meet your needs.
We now serve over 46 countries with our unique and innovative rescue system. Here are some pictures showing the various uses of the pole in many different ways.