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 of:
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 and crew.
Basic and intermediate level extrication techniques
Isolation of potentially harmful sources (airbag systems, fuel systems, hybrid cars, compressed
gas inflators, struts, etc.)
Recognizingpotential for fire, and establishing
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 12 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, 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.