Hybrid Vehicle Extrication

  
Hybrid Vehicle Extrication

Format of Program: Class presented as lecture (on-line coming soon). Hand on Program as well.

Program Length:  Didactic 4 Hours 20 Minutes    Prices: Contact us for pricing details

The course meets the requirements of NFPA® 1001 for Firefighter I.

Program description:

After Completion of this program the student shall be able to:

  • Describe the types of motor vehicles.  
  • Describe the four different types of alternative fuels that power motor vehicles.
  • Describe the extrication tools that are used for accessing locked compartments in a motor vehicle.
  • Describe how to gain access to a victim of a motor vehicle collision.
  • Describe a vehicle’s anatomy.
  • List the hazards involved in responding to an emergency scene.
  • List the hazards to look for when arriving on the scene of a vehicle extrication situation.
  • Describe how hybrids operate.
  • Describe the high voltage electrical system.  
  • Describe the types of batteries used in hybrid vehicles.  
  • Define the ―silent hybrid.  
  • Describe hybrid vehicle crash/emergency procedures.  
  • Describe other considerations when dealing with hybrid vehicles (i.e. keyless ignition systems)  
  • Describe methods for identifying a hybrid vehicle.  
  • List at least five makes of hybrid vehicles.
  • Describe cribbing.
  • Describe the extrication tools that are used for stabilizing, bending, cutting, and disassembling.
  • Describe how to gain access to a victim of a motor vehicle collision.  
  • Describe how to disentangle a victim of a motor vehicle collision.
  • Describe how to remove and transport victims of a motor vehicle collision.

Hands On 8 Hours

  • Disable the electrical system of a hybrid vehicle.
  • Perform scene size-up at a motor vehicle crash.  
  • Mitigate the hazards at a motor vehicle crash.   
  • Stabilize a vehicle following a motor vehicle crash.
  • Break tempered glass.  
  • Gain access to a vehicle following a motor vehicle crash.  
  • Open a vehicle door.  
  • Gain access and provide medical care to a victim in a vehicle.
  • Displace the dashboard of a vehicle.
  • Remove the roof of a vehicle.