About this course
Vehicle and Machinery Rescue Level I is a 40-hour course designed to train rescuers in light vehicle and machinery extrication. This course will meet or exceed NFPA 1006 Chapter 5 & 10.1 requirements. It will teach the students the basics of vehicle and machinery rescue, scene size up, identifying hazards, stabilization of common passenger cars and machinery, entry and egress techniques, disentanglement techniques, tool usage, patient packaging, and removal. Emphasis will be placed on rescuer and victim safety, proper tool selection and usage and utilize a multi-step approach to extrication planning.
Classes will be held from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Florida State Fire College.
Pre-requisite: Rope Rescue Operations
Books: Vehicle Extrication A Practical Guide Brian G. Anderson
Supplies: Extrication gear and/or bunker gear, helmet, gloves, eye protection and boots, hydration, long pants, and long-sleeved or short-sleeved shirt.