Rescue 1:Rope Rescue Awareness & Operations (NFPA1006)

XTN098 - 36.00 Hours

Description

This course teaches the skills needed to safely and efficiently perform basic technical rescues in industrial and municipal environments.

Successful completion of this course will also provide the participant with the skills necessary to meet Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications, in accordance with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1006, (Standard for Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications(2003 Ed.) Chapter 5, “Job Performance Requirements”.

This course does not lead to a National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) certification.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

This course teaches the skills needed to safely and efficiently perform basic technical rescues in industrial and municipal environments.

Successful completion of this course will also provide the participant with the skills necessary to meet Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications, in accordance with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1006, (Standard for Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications(2003 Ed.) Chapter 5, “Job Performance Requirements”.

This course does not lead to a National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) certification.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Level 5 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual.
All students are required to follow the TEEX Student Safety Manual at all times.

  • Attire
  • Regular station duty wear for fire field activities
  • Office attire for classroom sessions.
  • You may not wear to any class or field activity:
    • Shorts
    • Sleeveless shirts
    • Open-toed shoes

Topics

Rescue Team Organization and Function+Size-Up+Hazard Assessment+Incident Command+Rescue Hardware and Equipment+Rope Technology and Construction+Knots, Bends and Hitches+Patient packaging and handling+Anchor Systems+Belay Systems+Raising (hauling) Systems+Low-angle Rescue Operations+Lowering Systems

Suggested Audience

All emergency response personnel, including fire prevention, suppression, control and safety personnel.

Contact Information

Emergency Services Training Institute
Phone: (979) 845-7641 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Policies

TEEX Policies
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