3075 Molly Pitcher Highway
Chambersburg, PA 17202
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. This course is designed for the experienced rescuer with a strong working knowledge of technical rescue in accordance with NFPA 1006 Chapter 10 and 1670.
Text Book: IFSTA Principles of Vehicle Extrication 4th Edition
Course Flyer: Veh Res Awareness & Operations 4-9-22