Illinois Fire Service Institute


Grain Bin Rescue Awareness : 4.00-8.00 Hours

Course Description

The scope of this course is to educate students about grain storage facility types, their construction, and operating features. OSHA regulations, physical-environmental hazards and potential rescue resources are identified to ensure the response falls within the requirements minimizing fire department civil or criminal liability. Scene management and safety are discussed in conjunction with locating and making contact with the victim. Appropriate non-entry rescue efforts are identified. Various cutting tools are used in a simulated rescue to assist in the removal of grain from the system. Upon completion of this class the student will possess the ability to function as a support member to a rescue team conducting rescue operations at a grain storage facility.


Please bring with you to class:

Turn out gear
Eye protection
Ear protection
Steel toed shoes


  Syllabus - Grain Bin Rescue Awareness.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • agricultural
  • cornerstone


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

If you have specific questions about this course contact DAVID NEWCOMB

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

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Upcoming Classes

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freeport Sat, Jul 11 2020 -
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belvidere Sat, Jul 18 2020 -
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urbana Mon, Jul 20 2020 -
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Mon, Jul 27 2020 -
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piper city Sat, Aug 1 2020 -
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beecher city Sat, Aug 8 2020 -
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verona Sat, Aug 15 2020 -
Sat, Aug 15 2020

saint joseph Thu, Aug 20 2020 -
Thu, Aug 20 2020

savanna Sat, Aug 22 2020 -
Sat, Aug 22 2020

Applicable Credits

Hours 4
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Champaign, IL 61820
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Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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