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In compliance with NFPA 1670 and 1006, our Technician (Advanced) level class is designed to prepare the student for a leadership and scene management role in an emergency situation and to develop skills that allow him or her to deal with situations that are more complex than normal operations level rescue techniques.

Advanced Auto Extrication (Technician Level) 20 hrs

 

This class is designed to provide the student with a working knowledge of the requirements specified in chapter 2 of NFPA 472 standard (6-2.1) Response to Hazardous Materials.

NFPA 1670 chapter 6, Technician level technical rescue functions, 

NFPA 1006 (6-1.1-6-1.8). Technician level functions.

 

The NFPA 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.

 

Technician: level includes the capability of hazard recognition, equipment use, and techniques, and leadership necessary to safely and effectively support, and participate in, a technical rescue incident. 

 

Class Overview:

Upon completion of this course, attendees should have a working knowledge of:

  • Scene safety, and safety zones,
  • Of scene management procedures
  • Vehicle stabilization, (both single and multiple car)
  • Determining access and egress points for the safe removal of victims and crew.
  • Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced level extrication techniques
  • Isolation of potentially harmful sources (airbag systems, fuel systems, hybrid cars, compressed gas inflators, struts, etc.)
  • Recognizing  potential for fire, and establishing fire protection.
  • Basic patient care and packaging.

This class is open to a maximum of 40 students.     20 hours                Tuition: $125.00

 

Prerequisites: a basic knowledge of hydraulic tools, stabilization, and Intermediate level extrication techniques. (At least 16 hours)

 

 

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

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For more information contact:
 
Lee Junkins
 
 
Phone   817-521-7363