RS Rescue is one of only a handful of companies in Canada offering NFPA compliant technician and Level II vehicle rescue programs. RS Rescue instructors will guide you through the challenges that rescuers face when tackling these types of incidents. Students will learn about the variety of types of commercial/heavy vehicle(s) and their construction, additional hazards associated with these vehicles, and a variety of tactics that will assist in safe operations and successful incident mitigation.
This course covers all of the NFPA 1006 Chapter 10 Level II and NFPA 1670 Chapter 8 Technician requirements including:
NFPA 1670 – 2013 edition
- Evaluating existing and potential conditions at vehicle search and rescue incidents
- Performing extrication and disentanglement operations involving packaging, treating, and removing victims injured or trapped in vehicles that present unique, exotic, or unfamiliar hazards or extrication challenges
- Stabilizing in advance of unusual vehicle search and rescue situations
- Using all specialized search and rescue equipment immediately available and in use by the organization
NFPA 1006 – 2014 edition
- Stabilization of commercial/heavy vehicles
- Determine and create heavy vehicle access and egress points
- Disentangle victims while providing protection, preventing undue injury and patient stabilization is maintained
- Isolate and manage potentially harmful energy sources
RS Rescue NFPA 1006 Level I Vehicle Rescue certificate or equivalent
Pre-Course E-Learning session must be completed prior to practical training
Submit completed Medical Questionnaire/Waiver form.
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Practical on the training grounds: 1 day
Student must bring: Safety footwear, safety glasses, and weather appropriate work gloves.
$300 + HST
Course fee must be paid when registering. RS Rescue reserves the right to cancel up to one week prior to any course in which the minimum registration is not achieved.
This program is conducted entirely outside. Please dress appropriately based on forecasted weather conditions.
Candidates should expect to participate in lengthy, physically demanding training exercises and therefore be in good physical condition.
Use of fire department bunker gear or coveralls is acceptable providing you have permission from the Fire Chief of designate.
NFPA 1670 & 1006 Technician and Level 2 Vehicle Extrication - June 16, 2018