2018 10/01 Rescue Systems 1: Basic Rescue Skills

Start Date/Time: Oct  1, 2018 8:00 AM
End Date/Time: Oct 5, 2018 17:00
Course Total Hours:40 

Intended Audience: All emergency response personnel

Prerequisites: Fire Fighter I or equivalent training, Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational

Location: 300 Middlefield Rd Menlo Park 94025

Deadline to Register: Oct 1, 2018 8:00 AM

Description:Key topics include: Team organization, rescue, and environmental considerations, use of ropes, knots rigging and pulley systems, descending, rappelling, and belaying tools and techniques, subsurface rescue techniques, use of cribbing, wedges, cutting/prying and hydraulic tools, use of fire service ladders in specialized rescue situations, and day and night simulated rescue exercises.

Equipment Students Should Bring: 

Students MUST PURCHASE the following textbook prior to class:

  1. PPE'S: Safety Boots, Gloves, Helmet, Eye protection, long pants and shirt.

Please note, we may take video or photos before, during or after class for training, marketing and other reasons. If you prefer not to be videoed or photographed, please email us before the course starts so that we can respect your wishes. Email info@iectraining.org.