Course Descriptions

FFO0920 - FLUSAR Vehicle and Machinery Rescue (VMR)

 
Course Description:
This 40-hour course is an intensive hands-on skills development program designed to prepare the fire service professional for the very technical and physically demanding work of removing persons entangled in vehicle wreckage or machinery. Students will utilize a variety of extrication and rescue procedures and tools including hand tools, power hydraulic tools and pneumatic tools. Scene management and stabilization, tool usage and safety are stressed during scenarios and throughout the course.