Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Vehicle and Machinery Operations : 40 Hours

Student Fee

Class specific

Course Description

The Vehicle and Machinery Operations course is designed to acquaint the student with techniques used in Auto Extrication. More specifically the student will become familiar with the different classifications and characteristics of vehicles and machines. Students will also become familiar with the different tools used in extrication, stabilization of the vehicle/machine,disentanglement of the patient(s), and initiating patient care. The student will become familiar with initiating the Incident Command System and how to terminate the incident when finished. The majority of the course will be spent working on the various skills/techniques each student will learn during this course.

 

NOTE:

Fire department members that intend to seek Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) certification in Vehicle Machinery Operations, may require completion of other certification requirements or courses (eg. Technical Rescue Awareness, Hazardous Materials Awareness/Operations, NIMS etc.)  prior to submission of OSFM paper work. Please refer to the OSFM site or contact OSFM directly for specific details and information.

 

 

http://www.sfm.illinois.gov/Fire-Service/Certification

 

http://www.sfm.illinois.gov/Fire-Service/Certification/Certification-Prerequisite-Chart


Syllabus

  Syllabus - VMO.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • fire fighting
  • 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 .

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Applicable Credits

As of 11/17/2017

CFR

Reference CFR 1910.241, ,242Q, .252, .253

NFPA

Reference NFPA 1006, 1983

OSFM Certification

Before the OSFM will issue certification, the 8-hour Technical Rescue Awareness class must be taken and you must be a Firefighter II.

ProBoard

Vehicle & Machinery Rescue I
NFPA 1006

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