Trench & Excavation
This course will give responders hands-on training on trench rescue procedures and the content will adhere to NFPA 1006 and NFPA 1670. The purpose of this course is to explain basic strategies to safeguard responders’ health and safety when dealing with potential dangers associated with trench collapse emergencies. Individuals will gain basic knowledge in trench procedures, new equipment, trench hazards, and proper patient packaging. This course allows responders to work together to understand the patient’s needs. Hands-on skills will be obtained in a mobile trench simulator trailer.