Course detail: Grain Engulfment Rescue

This one-day (8 hours) course provides the knowledge and skills required to perform a Grain Engulfment Rescue. This course requires a basic understanding of Confined Space Rescue techniques and knowledge of Lock-out-Tag-out procedures as prescribed by OSHA and other regulations. This course also addresses the removal/rescue from grain bins and hoppers, grain bin cutting procedures, entrapment prevention, and hazards of working in and around grain storage facilities.

Student Provided Text:
None

Prerequisites:
None

Additional Info:
Removal of victims from locations requiring high-angle rescues is not covered in this course due to the advanced nature of this training. Contact the Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute for information on courses designed to meet high-angle rescue training needs.

This course is open to Kansas firefighters and Kansas grain facility employees at no cost providing that firefighters and grain facility employees train together in the same class. Grain facilities and fire departments are encouraged to cooperate in the scheduling of this class. Courses delivered solely for grain facilities or other private sector customers are subject to fees.

Personal protective equipment is to be furnished by the student and includes: hard-toed work boots, leather work gloves, hard hat, and eye protection (shield, safety glasses, or goggles)

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 kufire@ku.edu or call 866-804-8841 at least two weeks before the first day of the event.
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 Session Information: FT25005F

Schedule: Every day, starting on 07/31/24 and ending on 07/31/24
Times: 08:00am-05:00pm CDT
KS Fire Dept Member : $0.00

Instructors

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William Balsmeier

Facility Detail

Manhattan Fire Dept
2000 Denison Ave
Manhattan, KS 66502
(785) 587-4504