Description of Course: This 16 hour program deals primarily with rescues involving confined spaces. Subjects include OSHA 29CFR1910.146(Permit Required Confined Spaces), definitions, regulations,identification needs, psychology, and techniques of rescues. Students will apply sophisticated rescue techniques in confined spaces. NOTE: In order to receive a certification the students will require to enter a non-permit required confined space and demonstrate basic competencies in rescue practices.
Pre-requisites: Confined Space Awareness and Interior Firefighter or equivalent discipline-specific training in occupational/construction safety including SCBA use.
Lead Instructor: Scott Landis
Dates: April 13th and 14th 2019
(Weekday classes start at 1830; weekend classes start at 0800)
Location: Berks County Fire Training Center, 895 Morgantown Road, Reading PA 19607 MAP IT
Course Cost: In-County: $10 Out of County: $15
Student Equipment/Supply Needs: Pen/pencil, & notebook. hard hat w/ chinstrap, work boots (no sneakers), eye protection, SCBA, work clothes that can be soiled (coveralls recommended), elbow and knee pads (recommended), 15-20 foot of rope for knot tying exercise.