Rescue


Course Name: Confined Space Evaluation
Description: ERS International health and safety professionals will review all confined spaces and develop a Confined Space Entry Plan and Confined Space Rescue Plan for each, as appropriate. ERSI staff will also assist clients in reclassifying permit required spaces into non-permit spaces, according to OSHA requirements. The number of days required will depend on the number of spaces to be reviewed.
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Who Should Attend: Onsite evaluation of confined spaces.


Course Name: Confined Space Rescue: Basic
Description: This course is for rescue personnel who will be making rescues from limited types of confined spaces. This includes vertical spaces where the opening is easy to move through; the entrant is visible from the opening and is easy to remove; and the hazards are minimal. These types of rescues will require the use of a self-contained breathing apparatus.
Prerequisites: * Physical Exam * Respirator Fit Test * SCBA * Air Monitoring
Requirements Met: * OSHA Standard on Confined Space Entry (29 CFR 1910.146) * NFPA Standard 1006 on Technical Rescue
Who Should Attend: Members of the Emergency Response Team who are responsible for confined space rescues conducted on site


Course Name: Machine Rescue Awareness
Description: Participants will learn how to respond at the Awareness Level for incidents involving personnel who have become trapped, entangled or pinned in various types of machinery. This course is available in an online format at www.ersintl.org.
Prerequisites: None
Requirements Met: According to NFPA Standard 1670, Technical Rescue and MIOSHA Part 74, Fire Fighting
Who Should Attend: Members of the Emergency Response Team ,Security Officers


Course Name: Machine Rescue Operations
Description: This 24-hour course is designed to provide emergency responders with the knowledge and skills required to remove individuals from conveyors, lift tables, gear drives, and other simple machinery. The program does not address techniques specific to large presses or robotic equipment. The classroom portion includes modules on hazards, medical considerations and incident command. The hands-on workshops include practice related to stabilization, energy control, disassembly, cutting, and lifting/spreading.
Prerequisites: * Energy Control and Lockout * First Aid and CPR * Incident Command * Lifting and Rigging (recommended but not required)
Requirements Met: NFPA 1670 and 1006, Standard on Technical Rescue
Who Should Attend: Members of the Emergency Response Team or municipal fire department who are responsible for extricating employees who become trapped in simple machines.


Course Name: Machine Rescue Operations For Fire Fighters
Description: At this level of training, Fire Department members will learn how to remove employees from conveyors, lift tables, gear drives, and other simple machinery, not including presses. Workshops will include hands-on practice related to disassembly, cutting, and lifting/spreading
Prerequisites: * Energy Control and Power Lockout * Troubleshooting * First Aid and CPR * Incident Command Awareness * Lifting and Rigging
Requirements Met: According to NFPA 1670, Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Rescue
Who Should Attend: Members of fire departments who are responsible for extricating employees who become trapped in simple machines


Course Name: MUSAR Advanced Trench Symposium
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Requirements Met: NFPA STANDARD 1670 and 1006
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Course Name: Rope Rescue
Description: This course is designed to provide industrial responders with the rope rescue capabilities required at two types of emergencies. The first are incidents where a patient needs to be move from elevated or below grade environment commonly found in confined spaces and a variety of industrial and construction related settings. The second is that of performing rescues of workers who have fallen from structural steel (or similar environments) and are suspended by a personal fall arrest system, such as a shock-absorbing lanyard.
Prerequisites: * Ford Level 3 Working at Heights* Basic First Aid including CPR* Incident Management System ECPL also recommended
Requirements Met: NFPA Standard 1670 on Technical Rescue.
Who Should Attend: Members of the Emergency Response Team who will be performing rescues of employees requiring the use of rope rescue equipment and techniques.


Course Name: Technical Rescue
Description: This course will provide refresher training for members of the Emergency Response Team who have completed initial training for rescuing employees from above grade and below grade. An extensive amount of hands-on training will be provided.
Prerequisites: * Initial Rescue Training * Free Climbing * SCBA * Physical Exam * Respirator Fit Test
Requirements Met: According to NFPA Standard 1670 on Technical Rescue.
Who Should Attend: Members of the ERT who will be responsible for providing rescues from above or below grade