VEHICLE EXTRICATION - 8 HOURS

This course pertains to NFPA 1001 Standard on Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, NFPA

1006 Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications.

 

This course is designed to provide responders with the information to stay safe while working around today’s high tech vehicles. Auto manufacturers are making vehicles safer for the occupants, however little is done to educate or protect the first responders from the new safety devices they encounter during extrication rescues.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

 

• Stabilization of vehicle

• Interior access

• Electrical shutdown

• Patient protection and removal • Identification and control

• Types of collisions

• Scene safety

 

Classes may have a maximum of 30 students. Class contacts and locations for the courses will be determined by LETS.

 

Vehicle Extrication course instructors meet or exceed all relevant standards with resumes available on request.

 

Includes:

 

1. All instructor fees

 

2. Use of extrication equipment

 

3. Certificates of completion

 

4. Classroom props and videos

 

5. Handout materials

 

Support personnel and instructors provided by Local Emergency Training Specialists, LLC

 

Vehicles used in Vehicle Extrication class shall be provided by the hosting department.

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