Trench/Excavation Rescue Technician

by mobrian on August 15, 2009

Trench Rescue Technician

Madison Heights Fire Department is hosting a one week course on September 21 -26

A comprehensive class designed to be compliant with NFPA 1006 and OSHA requirements.  The class incorporates

  • Hands on training and skill stations to provide the student with an understanding of trench rescue techniques and the equipment associated with safe practices of trench rescue.
  • The class will address proper operational procedures and the use of specialized equipment.
  • A significant emphasis will be placed on safety for both the rescuer and victim(s).
  • This Class meets or exceeds NFPA and OSHA requirements.
  • The student will be able to describe the hazards, classifications, equipment and procedures for trench rescue from memory without assistance.
  • The student will complete a written examination and pass/fail practical skill stations. Course includes Level One and Certification testing.

Cost: $ 750.00

Course meets all OSHA and NFPA Requirements.  NPQB National Certification Trench Rescue Technician upon Satisfactory completion of written and practical test.

Prerequisite for certification: Michigan First Responder, Hazardous Materials Operations, Letter from Sponsoring Agency stating student meets the following: Age Requirement, Medical Requirements and Physical Fitness as required by the Sponsoring Agency.

Trench Rescue Tech Training 2009, Registration Information

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