Farm Machinery Rescue

firefighters training

Description

Hours: 12 | Prerequisites: Yes | Students: 15–30 | Host requirements: Yes

This course starts with a quick review of Vehicle Rescue: Technician, specifically the types of extrication equipment. The remaining part of the course will define the classifications of industrial and agricultural vehicles, the anatomy of industrial and agricultural vehicles, size-up considerations when responding to agricultural incidents, proper procedure for stabilizing farm machinery, gaining access and extrication of farm machinery incidents. Participants will apply these techniques in practical applications.

Special requirements

  • NFPA 1951 compliant garments, helmet, gloves, eye protection and footwear required.

Prerequisites

Host requirements

  • Tractor, any other used equipment (hay baler, corn head)
  • Air bags
  • RS-10 kit
  • Cribbing
  • Access to equipment dealer

Continuing Education Unit (CEU)

  • EMS Non Core-12

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