Course Descriptions

FFO0952 - FLUSAR Trench Rescue Technician

Course Description:
This 16 hour training program is designed for all emergency response personnel and excavation underground utility workers. This course is the most advanced level of training outlined in the NFPA 1670 and 1006 Standards. The course is designed for emergency rescue personnel responsible for rescue and recovery operations in more complex environments. Students will work in intersecting "T" and "L" trenches as well as trenches greater than 8 feet in depth. This course meets or exceeds the general requirements of NFPA 1670. This is a physical and mentally demanding program that emphasizes scene management, safety and teamwork. Performance of all required practical skills as outlined in NFPA 1006 are necessary in order to receive a certificate. Prerequisites: Successful completion of Trench Rescue Operations and Rope Rescue Operations courses.