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Upward and horizontal evacuation in a confined space

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1. Rescuer hauls the NEST litter in counterbalance on rope clamps.

Rescuer regulates the hauling. A third person back-up belays on a second rope.

2. The rescuer below gives slack using a descender. The back-up belayer hauls the NEST litter, allowing it to tilt to a horizontal position with the help of the STEF.

3. Recovery of the NEST by team members.

Rescuer hauls the NEST litter in counterbalance on rope clamps.

The back-up belayer hauls the NEST litter, allowing it to tilt to a horizontal position with the help of the STEF. Recovery of the NEST by team members.