establishes an Awareness, Operations and Technician level for vehicle and machinery rescue much like
the field of hazardous material emergency response.Each level has its own capabilities
as well as limitations.
Operations level includes
the capability of hazard recognition, equipment use, and techniques necessary to safely and effectively support, and participate
in, a technical rescue incident.Operations are carried out under the supervision
of Technician-level personnel.
Upon completion of this course, attendees should have a working knowledge
Scene safety, and safety zones,
An awareness of scene management procedures
Vehicle stabilization, (both single and multiple car)
Determining access and egress points for the safe removal of victims
Basic and intermediate level extrication techniques
Isolation of potentially harmful sources (airbag systems, fuel systems,
hybrid cars, compressed gas inflators, struts, etc.)
for fire, and establishing fire protection.
Basic patient care and packaging.
This class is open to a maximum of 40 students.Tuition: $125.00
Prerequisites: A basic knowledge of hydraulic tools, stabilization,
and basic extrication techniques. (minimum of 16 hrs)
Students must furnish their own personal protective gear.
This includes: Bunker gear or extrication gear (NO Wildland gear), ANSI approved head protection (i.e. fire helmet, hardhat),
Face shield/goggles or ANSI approved safety glasses, Fire gloves or approved rescue gloves (NO mechanic gloves), Boots with
toe protection (i.e. steel toed).
Schedule coming soon
Registration and Greeting
Registration: Teex (Desk located at front entrance)
Greeting:Lee Junkins (Classroom # 1)
Safety Rules: John Collins
Directions to classes:
Classes must cover all operations listed on the task to be performed pages
The order of task, will be lift up to the lead instructor as to what works best
for his group of instructors.
Task to be performed
Stabilize Vehicles: (both single and multi car)
Vehicle on four wheels:
Vehicle side resting
Vehicle roof resting
Vehicle on four wheels:
1.Lift one side at least 8 inches and stabilize
2.Using airbags and standard cribbing
3.Using struts and strut type jacks
Vehicle roof resting:
1.Lift front end at least 8 inches and stabilize
2.Using airbag systems
Battery disconnect: (including neg. first and double cutting)
Vehicle on four wheels,(Open hood without using latch assembly)