Site Operations for Specials Recsues

Site Operations for Special Rescues

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

Program Length:  Didactic 4 Hours 30 Minutes Prices: Contact us for pricing details

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

Program description:

After completing this Introduction to Site Operations Program student shall be able to:

  • Support Resources      
  • Size-Up    
  • Identifying and Mitigating Incident Hazards    
  • Managing Resources     
  • Conducting a Search    
  • Performing Helicopter Ground Support    
  • Terminating a Technical Rescue Operation   
  • Maintaining Rescue Equipment   
  • Introduction to Technical Rope Rescue   
  • Ropes and Rigging   
  • Knots, Bends and Hitches  
  • Introduction to Rigging, Anchoring and Mechanical Advantage Systems   
  • Constructing a Single Point Anchoring System    
  • Providing Edge Protection   
  • Constructing a Simple Mechanical Advantage System   
  • Constructing a Z Rig System (3:1)    
  • Constructing a Piggyback Rig System (4:1)    
  • Performing a Safety Check   
  • Introduction to Victim Management    
  • Supporting Triage of Victims  
  • Securing a Victim in a Litter   
  • Performing a Low-Angle Victim Move   
  • Transferring a Victim to EMS   
  • Constructing and Operating a Mechanical Advantage System in a Low-Angle Environment   
  • Functioning as a Litter Tender   
  • Constructing a Lowering System    
  • Operating a Lowering System in a Low-Angle Environment   
  • Conducting a System Safety Check    
  • Constructing and Operating a Hauling/Raising System in a High-Angle Environment    
  • Operating a High-Angle Lowering System   
  • Constructing and Operating a Belay System in a High-Angle Environment   
  • Belaying a Falling Load in a High-Angle Environment

Hands On 16 hours
  • Practical evolutions to master the skills mentioned above