Vehicle Machinery Rescue: Operations


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This course in basic vehicle and machinery rescue satisfies the requirements of NFPA 1006; Vehicle and Machinery Rescuer Level 1 and NFPA 1670: Vehicle and Machinery Rescue Operations. The knowledge obtained during this course will provide the skills required for recognizing hazards, using equipment, and implementing techniques necessary to operate safely and effectively at incidents involving persons injured or entrapped in a typical vehicle commonly found in the jurisdiction. Participants will demonstrate competency individually and as members of a response team through the use of real world scenarios.

Participants will learn:
*How to perform extrication and disentanglement operations
*Stabalize a common passenger vehicle
*Determine common passenger vehicle access and egress points
*Operate powered hydraulic rescue tools
*Isolate and manage potentially harmful energy sources
*Determine small machinery access and egress points
*Disentangle victim(s) given an extrication involing a small or simple machine.

Course Sections

Course: CFT 7008-00
Term: 1819
Section Number: 1
Schedule Number: 21768
Instructor(s): Staff
Location: Fire Rescue Institute (FRI)
Dates: Sep. 24 - 28, 2018 (Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
Units: 4.0 CEUs
Contact Hours: 40 Contact Hours
Required Fees
   Course Fee O/E $755.00
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