Courses: Confined Space Rescue Operations

Course Details:
Utilizing a systematic approach to the rescue process, participants will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to conduct rope-based rescue operations in a variety of confined space environments. The mechanics of rope-based rescue systems will be explored emphasizing the selection, construction, proper use, and limitations of these systems in the industrial environment. Students will come to understand the many hazards faced by rescuers & victims entering confined spaces and the potential for a change in that atmosphere. In addition, participants will gain practical experience and insight in the use of communication systems, confined space breathing equipment, technical resource material, patient packaging devices, atmospheric monitoring equipment, air sampling strategies, and strategies/tactics for successful emergency entry operations. (Formerly FS166)

Course Code: RESC-1166
Department: Fire and Safety
Course Offerings: