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.
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.)
Recognizingpotential for fire, and establishing
Basic patient care and packaging.
This class is open to a maximum of 40 students.Tuition:
Prerequisites: a basic knowledge of hydraulic
tools, stabilization, and Intermediate level extrication techniques. (At
least 24 hours)
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.