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2020 07/13 Rescue Systems 1: Basic Rescue Skills

Start Date/Time: 2020 07/13 0800

End Date/Time2020 07/17 1700

Course Total Hours:40 

Intended Audience: All Qualified Fire Fighters

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

Location: Station #77 1467 Chilco St. Menlo Park

Deadline to Register: July 13, 2020

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 BRING the following Items to class:

  1. PPE'S: Safety Boots, Gloves, Helmet, Eye protection, long pants and shirt.
  2. Please bring your State Fire Training ID #   to the first day of Class   

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.