Fire Ground Training


Faced with the tight budget restraints, minimum staffing, and complex training requirements of the 21st century, it is difficult for many departments to stay in compliance with the NFPA and OSHA standards.

 

     


E.V.O.C. Emergency Vehicle Driver Training / EVDT

Description:
This comprehensive emergency vehicle driver training program is designed to:
  • Present the necessary training and testing for new and existing emergency vehicle drivers
  • Establish proficiency in knowledge, understanding and practical applications for emergency vehicle driving
  • Meet the NFPA 1002 standard for fire apparatus driver/operator professional qualifications
Objectives:
  • Explain how safe operations of emergency vehicles affect their department, community and job.
  • Explain the forces that operate on an emergency vehicle and how to use those forces safely.
  • Describe the proper attitudes of emergency vehicle operators.
  • Explain how most emergency vehicle accidents occur and steps to prevent them.
  • Describe safe vehicle operation principles.
  • Demonstrate driving techniques that will improve safe operations.
  • Develop a safe driving policy that meets the needs of the organization.
Course Information:
Length: This is a comprehensive four part course which includes 16 hours of instruction.
  1. classroom instruction
  2. street and highway driving-(completed by your own department)
  3. Written test
  4. Competency course completion
Approved for 16 OEMS credits
Contact Arthur LaPorte for more information.
Email: alaporte@fireandrescuetraining.com
Phone: 617-689-3098

 
  • Unit 1: Common Alarms
  • Unit 2: Health & Safety
  • Unit 3: Hazardous Materials
  • Unit 4: The Planned Response
OEMS Credits: Approved for OEMS credits
Contact Arthur LaPorte for more information.
Email: alaporte@fireandrescuetraining.com
Phone: 617-689-3098


 

Technical Rescue Training

Technical rescue is the application of special knowledge, skills and equipment to safely resolve unique and/or complex rescue situations.



Our courses are mirrored after the NFPA 1670 Standard on Operations and Training For Technical Rescue Incidents and the NFPA 1006 Standard for Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications.

Courses we offer in technical rescue training:
  • Confined Space Rescue
  • High Angle Rope Rescue
  • Structural Collapse
  • Trench Rescue
  • Tunnel Rescue
Confined Space Rescue Training

Description:
This course introduces the rescuer to the dangers associated with confined spaces in general industry and construction. OSHA Standard 1910.146 general industry and the New OSHA 1926 Subpart AA, Confined Spaces in Construction.

Objectives:
Upon completion of this course the participants will be able to:
  • Identify confined spaces in the workplace.
  • Identify federal O.S.H.A. regulations pertaining to permit required confined spaces.
  • Recognize hazards associated with confined spaces.
  • proper atmospheric monitoring.
  • lock-out/tagout and blanking procedures.
  • Use personal protective equipment properly.
  • Identify the procedures of the permit process.
  • Identify emergency procedures for confined spaces.
  • Perform hands-on live entry drill and rescues utilizing  equipment.
Course Information:

The course is designed to meet the operational skill level of your department/company.
Approved for 10 OEMS credits

Contact Arthur LaPorte for more information.
Email: alaporte@fireandrescuetraining.com
Phone: 617-689-3098

High Angle Rope Rescue

Description:
A training program that introduces the rescuer to rope construction, use and care of rope and how rope and the associated hardware can make a difference in technical rescues.

Objectives:
Upon completion of this course the participants will be able to:
  • rescuer conducts size-up
  • select proper knots/bends/hitches/,anchors
  • construct/use lowering systems.
  • construct/use raising systems.
  • construct/use a belay system, over edge obstacles
  • care for and maintenance of all associated rope equipment properly.
Course Information:

Approved for 10 OEMS credits

Contact Arthur LaPorte for more information.
Email: alaporte@fireandrescuetraining.com
Phone: 617-689-3098

Trench Rescue

Description:
A training seminar that introduces the rescuer to:
  • Dangers associated with trench rescue
  • O.S.H.A regulation 1926.651, pertaining to trenching
  • Procedures and equipment needs necessary to perform a safe rescue or recovery.
Objectives:
Upon completion of this course the participants will be able to:
  • Describe different types of trench collapse.
  • Identify various factors contributing to trench collapse.
  • Describe three basic types of soil and their significance in trench collapse.
  • Recognize the OSHA rules governing trenching.
  • Identify hazards that must be controlled at a trench collapse incident
  • Explain the measures and techniques for dealing with hazards.
  • Identify terms associated with trench rescue
  • Identify different means of pinpointing of victims location and options to protecting them.
  • Walk through of incident command procedures as it pertains to trench rescue through review of case histories
  • Describe proper first responder procedures for collapse.
  • Describe the stages of medical flow chart as it pertains to the trapped patient and the measures need to save the patient.
  • Shore a simple trench and a collapsed trench using proper equipment.
  • Install inside and/or outside walers.
  • Integrate fire service rescue equipment into the rescue process (i.e. Parateck, medium pressure air bags, ladders, etc.).
Course Information:

Approved for 10 OEMS credits

Contact Arthur LaPorte for more information.
Email: alaporte@fireandrescuetraining.com
Phone: 617-689-3098

Structural Collapse

Description:
Interactive seminars taking the rescuer through the phases of structural collapse, size-up and the mitigation processes available to the rescuer.

We place emphasis on risk/reward decision-making with an overview of applicable building construction, rescuer responsibilities and a review of actual collapses. Practical sessions will be mandatory, utilizing basic horizontal, vertical and raker shores.

Objectives:
Upon completion of this course the participants will be able to:
  • Recognize the basic building construction types in their own districts.
  • Understand why buildings collapse.
  • Identify the different types of collapse.
  • Identify the tools capable of assisting in a collapse both high and low tech.
  • Understand and apply the incident management system to structural collapse.
  • Create and shore a building, using vertical, horizontal, and raker shores successfully.
Course Information:

Approved for 10 OEMS credits.

Contact Arthur LaPorte for more information.
Email: alaporte@fireandrescuetraining.com
Phone: 617-689-3098

Tunnel Rescue

Description:
This training will introduce the rescuer to the dangers associated with Tunnel Rescue, O.S.H.A. regulation 1926.800, underground tunneling, equipment needs, and the procedures necessary to perform a safe rescue and recovery.

Objectives:
Upon completion of this course the participants will be able to:
  • Recognize the basic types of self-contained breathing apparatus and identify the principles of their use and maintenance.
  • Prepare for use a 4-hour self- contained breathing apparatus and perform routine maintenance and inspection of the SCBA.
  • Identify the physical properties and characteristics of gases they may encounter during rescue and recover work.
  • Identify where the gases are normally found, how to test for them, and the meaning of their findings.
  • Prepare for and perform underground explorations under rescue and recovery conditions.
  • Provide team members with recommended procedures for rescuing survivors and recovering bodies following a tunnel disaster.
  • Understand the Incident Management System as it pertains to tunnel rescue.
Course Information:

Contact Arthur LaPorte for more information.
Email: alaporte@fireandrescuetraining.com
Phone: 617-689-3098
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