• structure collapse training

This course is designed to prepare emergency response personnel to initiate rescue operations in structural collapse emergencies. Topics include recognition of the hazards associated with structural collapse and how to mitigate them with the use of proper resources, scene safety and size-up, identification of collapse patterns, reasons for collapse and potential for secondary collapse, recognition and implementation of the FEMA search and rescue marking system, victim management, and removal of victims. This class meets requirements of Chapter 5.2 and 5.3, Awareness and Operations Level, of NFPA 1670, Operations and Training for Technical Rescue Incidents.

Special requirements

  • Students shall provide NFPA 1951 compliant garments, helmet, gloves, eye protection and footwear.


Host requirements

Continuing education units (CEUs)

  • EMS Non-Core — 40
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