2 Day Lifting & Stabilization & Extrication Class
Saturday November 16, 2019 Lifting & Stabilization:
Class covers the basic principles of lifting & stabilization using an array of equipment commonly used by first responders including High pressure lift bags, struts, hydraulic tools, griphoists, Res-q-Jacks, chains, straps, slings,
binders etc. Students will operate as a member of a rescue team and work to free confirmed pins,
trapped in realistic, challenging scenarios.
Sunday November 17, 2019 Vehicle Extrication:
Students will be rotated through 4 skill stations involving vehicle overturns, side restinng vehicles, heavy frontal entrapments, as well as challenging rear entrapments where they can put various tools to use. The skill stations will be
arranged in a format where access is limited to further challenge the rescuers skills. Topics to be
covered will include; side resting roof traps, vertical crush techniques, inverted extrication
techniques, third door conversions, modified dash lift, wide body conversions, tray cuts, & trunk
Both classes offered individually or taken together with a 2-day discount.
Cost per student: $150.00 per day, $275.00 special, for those registering for both days.
Lunch included both days with tuition.
Classes to be held in S. Kingston RI at the Union Fire District Training Facility