This two-hour program will better prepare the student firefighters for incidents involving vehicles from the present into the future. What we know about extrication today will be outdated information in less than five years. This class contains information on new vehicle construction as well as safety systems that will provide the latest information on restraint safety systems, hybrid vehicles, and alternative vehicles.
Responding to extrication incidents can be very challenging due to an assortment of hazards. Degrees of entrapment coupled with ever-changing construction and safety systems continue to make extrication very difficult. Learn how to identify these technologies that are coming out of the automobile industry faster than we can keep up. Students can take their knowledge back and share with others to ensure greater safety and efficiency daily on our streets.