Available courses

Confined Space Rescue Operations and Technician

Confined Space Rescue Operations and Technician

Confined Space Rescue Operations Level

This Confined Space Rescue Operations course has been designed in accordance with NFPA 1670 Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Rescue Incidents.  The course is to prepare local responders to operate as a local member of a team which has had an event requiring statewide response that has resulted in the need for a permit required confined space rescue.  The class covers the federal and state regulations, use of specialized equipment for atmospheric monitoring, commercial entry and retrieval systems, and employment of rescuer constructed retrieval systems. Special emphasis will be given to rescuer safety, scene management, patient care and movement, and the construction and operation of retrieval systems. Simulated rescue evolutions involving various rescue problems will be conducted.

Confined Space Rescue Technician Level

The Confined Space Rescue Technician course has been designed in accordance with the NFPA 1670 Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents as well as NFPA 1006 Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications.  The goal of this course is to prepare responders to operate as a local member of a team to respond to an event requiring statewide response that has resulted in the need for a permit required confined space rescue at the Technician level.  This class reviews the federal and state regulations for confined space, high angle, and hazardous materials incidents, the use of specialized equipment for atmospheric monitoring, and commercial and rescuer constructed retrieval systems.  This course includes simulated rescue evolutions requiring a mixture of all three disciplines, challenging the responder to deal with rescuing the rescuer in a contaminated atmosphere.  Special emphasis is given to rescuer safety, tactical scene management, patient care, decontamination, and the construction and operation of retrieval systems.