Illinois Fire Service Institute


Agriculture Rescue Techniques : 8.00 Hours

Course Description

First Responders and rescue personnel will study principles and guidelines for safe response to agriculture related incidents. Subject matter covered includes tractor rollovers, grain auger entrapments, farm machinery entrapments, emergencies related electrical malfunctions, and chemical exposure incidents. Confined space and how it relates to incidents that involve manure pits and grain bins will be covered as well. Students will learn extrication methods, machinery stabilization, lock out/tag out of hazardous systems, patient assessment, and packaging. Pre-planning along with site visits will be encouraged with local farmers, agriculture machinery dealerships, repair shops, and commercial chemical dealerships.

Please bring with you to class:

Turn out gear
Eye protection
Ear protection
Steel toed shoes


  Syllabus - Ag Rescue Techniques.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • agricultural
  • cornerstone


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

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Applicable Credits

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