Extrication College

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Date(s) - October 12
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Jefferson VFD

WVPST Southwest & Mid-Ohio Valley regions will be conducting an Extrication College at Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department on October 12, 19 and 26, 2019 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Cost:  $45.00 per person

Lead Instructors:  Paul Niedbalski & Steve Cavender

Students will be challenged to work in teams to respond to increasingly complex and advanced rescue scenarios. Rescue scenarios to be covered are:

  • Overrides/Under-rides
  • Vehicles off their wheels
  • Penetrations/Heavy entrapment
  • Use of lifting airbags for rescue
  • Semi Trucks/Buses/Heavy Vehicles
  • Multiple Vehicles/Extrication Triage
  • “Over the Embankment” extrication (participants must have basic rope rescue)
  • Using Heavy Wreckers for Lifting, Rigging and Extrication

Local participants may bring and use their own Rescue Truck and equipment.

Required PPE: NFPA 1670 equipment for technical rescue or traditional turnout gear.