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.
Awareness level describes the minimum capability of a responder who could be first
on the scene of a technical rescue incident.Members at this level are generally
not considered rescuers.
Upon completion of this course, students should have an awareness of:
Establishing scene safety zones
General stabilization techniques
General structure and anatomy of vehicles and possible points of victim egress.
An awareness of potential energy sources and how to isolate them, such as airbags, hood
struts, bumper struts, inflators, seat belt pre-tensioners, etc.
A general familiarization of tools, (Hydraulic, Hand, and Electric), and the safety issues
involved with using them.
An awareness of possible fire, and fire protection procedures.
Basic techniques of auto extrication, to include: Stabilizing, battery disconnection, glass removal, door removal, side removal, roof removal, dash roll, etc.
Basic patient care and removal.
This class is open to a maximum of 60 students.Tuition: $125.00
Prerequisites: No prior experience is necessary.
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, boots with toe protection (i.e. steel toed).
Student Registration will begin Friday Sept. 24th at.
At the TEEX registration booth located at the main entrance.
Notice: In an effort to increase hands-on training time, all class room
sessions will be held:
Students must attend class room sessions to participate
in the hands-on classes.