BASIC TRENCH RESCUE CONCEPTS
8 HOUR COURSE
This course will discuss problems that can and do occur in trench rescue incidents. The safety techniques, shoring techniques, proper procedures, team operations, and hazard assessment will all be discussed and explained in depth.
BASIC TRENCH RESCUE OPERATIONS
16 HOUR COURSE
This is a two day program consisting of hands on training in the field of trench rescue. This course is conducted in live trenches! This is done in order to properly prepare the student for the real thing. The students will be taught several ways to shore trenches, the different types of extrication techniques, proper rescue site management, as well as the proper safety concepts needed to complete a safe and successful rescue. There will be at least two live exercises in which the students will actually extricate a trapped victim from an open trench.
ADVANCED TRENCH COLLAPSE
24 HOUR COURSE
This class is designed to increase the skills learned in the basic trench rescue class. Rescue operations in intersecting , L-shaped, and deep trenches will be covered. Advanced trench rescue shoring techniques and concepts will also be shown.
TRENCH RESCUE COURSE
40 HOUR COURSE
This class covers 40 hours of basic, operations level and technician level trench rescue entry. There is one day lecture and 3 days of hands on in this 4 day 10 hour day course. This is a very intense training session with numerous live trench scenarios being conducted. The course includes all the necessary lectures on safety, dangers, OSHA requirements, shoring materials, step by step procedures, teamwork, soil identification, testing and the safe and proper entry procedures. Hands on training in safing, ground pads, trench shoring & sheeting, pneumatic shores, deep trenches, intersecting trenches, L trenches, victim extrication, victim removal. Proper rescue procedures and safety is emphasized throughout the training. Your rescue team will be thoroughly trained and ready for operations in a live trench rescue incident after completion of this training course.