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Lifesaving Systems Corporation is the world's premier manufacturer of helicopter and marine rescue equipment.

Carabiner Safety: The Gate Matters

By |2017-02-03T14:15:17-04:00January 14th, 2016|Safety, Videos|

Sometimes small things matter.  In helicopter rescue work, small things always matter. LSC's Product Development Manager, Mario Vittone, explains why that thin wire gate on the equipment hook of your Tri-Sar can make the difference between success and failure.  But what is true of the Whichard Carabiner on a Tri-Sar is true of all carabiners; [...]

New TRI-SAR SURFACE Available for USN Surface Swimmers

By |2017-02-03T14:15:17-04:00January 14th, 2016|PPE, Products|

The TRI-SAR SURFACE is LSC's rescue harness designed for surface rescue swimmers with dual recovery capability. The TRI-SAR line of harnesses was the first harness designed to combine the security of a full body harness, comfort of a seat harness and safety of integrated flotation. The surface swimmer model includes a swimmer’s attachment point [...]

Stowing the Crotch Strap on a Quick Strop

By |2017-02-03T14:15:17-04:00January 6th, 2016|Support, Videos|

Sounds easy; is easy; but to stow the strap correctly you have to understand the goals: Security and accessibility.  In this video Mario Vittone discusses how to stow the crotch strap on a quick strop. [vimeo id="150917042" width="600" height="350" autoplay="no" api_params="" class=""][/vimeo]     Our gear is the best - so are our [...]

Product Demo: Tri-Sirius Strobe

By |2017-02-03T14:15:18-04:00November 16th, 2015|Boat Gear, Helicopter Gear, Products, Survival|

In this video our Product Development Manager, Mario Vittone, explains the function and use of the Tri-Sirius Strobe.  Developed first for the U.S. Navy, this device allows helicopter and vessel crews to quickly identify their in-water rescuer from other strobe lights in mas-casualty response operations. [vimeo id="142869077" width="600" height="350" autoplay="no" api_params="" class=""][/vimeo] [...]

LSC Launches Support Site

By |2015-11-22T20:23:39-04:00November 10th, 2015|Products, Support|

You've been asking for it; we listened.  Last week we launched our product support website. Each week we add new products and new information to the site to help those who use our equipment around the world.  The support site contains specifications, suggested maintenance practices, user manuals, parts listings, videos, and other tools to help [...]

Product Demo: Aqua-Sirius Strobe

By |2017-02-03T14:15:18-04:00November 9th, 2015|Boat Gear, Products, Survival, Uncategorized, Videos|

The Aqua-Sirius is our water-activated strobe light.  This device can be used manually as well - at any time after it has been armed - with the simple cycle of the switch. Mario shows you how in this quick video. Aqua-Sirius Product Support [vimeo id="142801728" width="700" height="394" autoplay="no" api_params="" class=""][/vimeo]