Confined Space Rescue in the Gas and Oil Field
START DATE & TIME:
- Tues., April 22, 6 p.m.
COURSE REGISTRATION IS RESTRICTED TO QUALIFIED FIRST RESPONDERS. Students will learn plans of operation, tools, labor resources, and manipulation skills required to perform safe removal of victims from limited space confinement. Emphasis is placed on safety and the phychological effects of confined space rescue. Students will participate in team rescue. REQUIRED GEAR: HELMET WITH CHIN STRAP, EYE PROTECTION, LEATHER GLOVES, WORK OR HIKING BOOTS (NO SNEAKERS), KNEE PADS IF POSSIBLE, OUTDOOR WORK CLOTHING OR COVERALLS, AND SCBA (POSITIVE-PRESSURE ONLY).FIRE FIGHTER TURN-OUT GEAR IS NOT ACCEPTABLE. Emergency responders outside Lycoming County will incur a $200 fee to attend.