Farm Machinery Rescue

Farm Machinery Rescue

  • Hours: 12
  • Min/Max Students: 15/30
  • Tractor, any other used equipment (hay baler, corn head)
  • Air bags
  • RS-10 kit
  • Cribbing
  • Access to equipment dealer

This course starts with a quick review of Vehicle Rescue: Technician, specifically the types of extrication equipment. The remaining part of the course will define the classifications of industrial and agricultural vehicles, the anatomy of industrial and agricultural vehicles, size-up considerations when responding to agricultural incidents, proper procedure for stabilizing farm machinery, gaining access and extrication of farm machinery incidents. Participants will apply these techniques in practical applications.

 

Special Requirements

  • NFPA 1951 compliant garments, helmet, gloves, eye protection and footwear required.