Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Basic Auto Extrication : 4-12 Hours

Student Fee

Class specific

Course Description

This course provides basics hands-on training for fire and rescue personnel in size-up, stabilization, hazard control, patient access, disentanglement and scene control techniques at automobile accidents involving one or two vehicles remaining on their wheels. Emphasis is placed on proper choice, placement and use of equipment available locally. From hand tools such as bars and hack saws, to electric tools such as nibblers and recip saws, to air powered tools like air chisels and impact wrenches, to heavy hydraulic tools – all are employed depending on local capabilities. Arrangements may be made for larger division or county classes to provide a cache of tools for the class. The vehicles used for class are provided by and disposed of by the local fire department. NOTE: Protective Clothing Required -- Participants must furnish approved helmet, fire boots or leather safety boots, eye protection, gloves, coveralls or turnout gear for class. Vehicles for actual extrication exercises must be supplied locally.


This course is part of the following Programs

  • cornerstone
  • fire college
  • vehicle and machinery rescue

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course


If you have specific questions about this course contact MICHAEL FORREST

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact your regional representative or MICHAEL FORREST .

If you are not sure who your regional representative is, take a look at this map. It is color coded by county. The regional representatives are listed below.

Applicable Credits

As of 09/25/2017

NFPA

All practical skills meet objectives under NFPA Standard:
1001  Firefighter Professional Qualifications - Basic        
1006  Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications
1670  Operations and Training for Technical Rescue Incidents
1936  Powered Rescue Tool Systems

OSFM Certification

All practical skills are direct Certified Fire Fighter II or Certified Basic skill objectives

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