Course detail: Trench Rescue Operations - Refresher

Trench Rescue Operations is a one-day (8 hours) course designed to refresh the trained technical rescuer over NFPA 1006 Trench Rescue job performance requirements. This class begins by reviewing the OSHA Standard CFR 1926 and NFPA Standards 1670 and 1006, 2013 edition, equipment, shoring principles, and personal rescue skills. Next, scenarios are used to require the rescuer to analyze situations, formulate a plan, and then implement the plan of action to conduct a rescue. The course format includes lectures and hands-on application of skills in non-intersecting trenches with a maximum depth of eight (8) feet of less.

The course format includes lectures and hands-on application of skills on planned structures or natural environments involving strenuous physical activity and the ability to do moderate to heavy lifting.

Student Provided Text:
Trench Rescue Principles and Practices to NFPA 1006 and 1670: Third Edition (2017)Published by Jones and Bartlett Learning

Recommend Trench Rescue Operations

Special Info:
Persons taking this course must be physically fit and do moderate to heavy lifting. Personal protective equipment is to be furnished by the student and includes: OSHA or ANSI approved helmet (fire helmet is okay), safety goggles or approved safety glasses (fire helmet shields do not meet this requirement), leather work gloves, hard-toed boots, and durable work clothes (no shorts or tank-tops). Fire department turnout gear is not recommended except during inclement weather.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to participate in University of Kansas educational offerings. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this event, please email or call 866-804-8841 at least two weeks before the first day of the event.

Course pre-requisites
(recommended) Trench Rescue Ops

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