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Vehicle Rescue Awareness & Operations 8/5/24 at Newtown Vol Fire Co. Tremont

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Vehicle Rescue Awareness and Operations (NFPA 1006)

FSC: 0728 Hours: 40.0 (Lecture: 12.0hrs / Lab: 28.0hrs)

Prerequisites: Age 16 and up, Hazardous Materials Awareness

Description: This program is designed to enhance the student’s ability to perform critical skill sets to meet the intent of NFPA 1006 Vehicle Rescue Awareness and Operations. This course will present vehicle extrication theories, techniques, and challenges that involve common passenger vehicles, to accurately and safely execute the skill sets required for professional certification Awareness and Operations. Topics include: rescue incident management, simple machinery types, extrication strategies and tactics for common passenger vehicles, resource management, stabilization systems, hazard identification and control, technical rescue equipment identification and application, extrication tools, methods, and selection criteria, basic patient care, packaging, and lifting and moving, basic extrication techniques, and applicable OSHA and NFPA laws and standards. The course is designed to prepare the rescuer for professional certification testing (written and skills) in accordance with NFPA 1006 Vehicle Rescue Awareness and Operations.

Materials: Text book for the class is Vehicle Rescue and Extrication: Principles and Practice. Students are responsible for acquiring their own textbook.

Out of County Cost: $50, please make checks payable to the Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters Association on the first day of class.

Instructor: Brian Markovchick

Dates & Times: 8/5/24, 8/7/24, 8/10/24, 8/11/24, 8/12/24, 8/14/24, 8/17/24, 8/18/24, 8/19/24, 8/21/24 (The 5th, 7th, 10th, 12th, 14th, 17th, 19th, & 21st will be 18:00-22:00) (The 11th & 18th will be 08:00-12:00)

Location: Newtown Volunteer Fire Co. 36 Wood St Tremont, PA 17981

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August 21
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Newtown Volunteer Fire Co. Tremont
36 Wood St
Tremont, PA 17981 United States
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