Trench Rescue Technician
This three day (24 hour) course will take you from classroom discussion to working safely and efficiently in a trench rescue environment. This hands-on training program will cover topics that include: Trench and Excavation Regulations, Understanding Soil, Trench Configurations, Trench Hazards, Rescue Team Preparation, Incident Response, Initial On Scene and Pre-Entry Operations, Shoring Systems and Components, Installation of Shoring Systems, Victim Rescue and Recovery and Incident Termination.
Students are required to bring the following equipment to class every day.
Fire department helmet or rescue helmet
Rope rescue or fire department gloves
Long pants or coveralls – NO SHORTS
Steel toed and shanked safety boots
Short or long sleeve t-shirt
Prerequisite: Rescue Systems 1 (Instructors will require a copy of your Rescue Systems 1 certificate at the beginning of class)