About this course
Trench Rescue Level I & II is a 40-hour course designed to train the rescuer in trench rescue and recovery. This course meets or exceeds NFPA 1006 Chapters 5, 8.1 & 8.2. The student will be trained on: trench size up and assessment, atmospheric monitoring, trench support shoring, victim profiling and packaging in the trench. Emphasis will be placed on rescuer/victim safety, trench stabilization/shoring techniques of straight and intersecting trenches.
Classes will be held from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Florida State Fire College.
Pre-requisite: Rope Rescue Operations
Books: Trench Rescue Awareness, Operations, Technician Martinette
Supplies: Boots, gloves, helmet, eye protection, long pants, long-sleeved shirts, hydration.