Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Rope Rescue Operations - Level I : 40 Hours

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Course Description

The scope of this course is to prepare local responders to operate as a local member of a regional team within the NIMS at a CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, or Explosive) WMD Event requiring statewide response that has resulted in the need for a low-angle rescue. This course provides those personnel with the basic knowledge and skills needed to perform rescues using rope systems. The class will cover the use of rope, rope equipment, hardware, construction of mechanical advantage systems, belay and safety systems, anchor systems, and patient packaging. Special consideration will be given to the policies ofstandard-making agencies such as OSHA, ANSI, NFPA, and others.

NOTE:

Fire department members that intend to seek Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) certification in Rope Operations, may require completion of other certification requirements. Please refer to the OSFM site or contact OSFM directly for specific details and information.


Syllabus

  Syllabus - Rope Rescue Operations.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • nfa-endorsed
  • rope rescue

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course



If you have specific questions about this course contact MICHAEL WOODARD

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

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Upcoming Classes

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champaign Mon, Apr 1 2019 -
Fri, Apr 5 2019

orland park Mon, Apr 8 2019 -
Fri, Apr 12 2019

 
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