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10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 123-124
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
This class emphasizes that rescuers should not take a passenger vehicle approach to a large truck extrication. Students gain a working knowledge of large truck construction including air, electrical, and suspension systems. Options are discussed for using electric, pneumatic, and hydraulic tools to stabilize, gain access, ...read more...
Instructor
Steve White
Battalion Chief
Fishers (IN) Fire Department
United States
FDIC Take Homes

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 231-233
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

Machinery entrapments occur all across the United States and Canada. Is your department capable of handling one? This program prepares responders to help manage incidents involving extrication of patients from various types of machinery--common machinery and machinery specific to locations within your response area. This is ...read more...

Instructor
Mark Gregory
Captain
FDNY - Ladder 176
United States
FDIC Take Homes

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 138-139
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
With the advent of the change in mindset to "vehicle rescue" from "vehicle extrication," this class revisits the concept of creating space within the mindset of  vehicle rescue. Although there is a science behind the tool evolutions we perform, there is also an unmistakable art to ...read more...
Instructor
David Dalrymple
Educator
RoadwayRescue LLC
United States
FDIC Take Homes

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room: 132-133
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

This class covers large truck and trailer incident response (big truck anatomy, arrival, setup procedures and hazard control, sustained stabilization, patient access, overcoming height, side wall openings, roof operations, disentanglement, patient removal, and scene termination considerations); bus extrication (response issues and social media, command, triage applications, ...read more...

Instructor
Randy Schmitz
Lieutenant
Calgary (Alberta Canada) Fire Department
Canada
FDIC Take Homes

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room: 109-110
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

New vehicle technology presents ever-changing challenges for rescuers. The focus is on how the changes in vehicles increase challenges and dangers for responders during  rescue operations. Metallurgy, construction, new glass standards, and safety system changes are addressed. Hybrid challenges and lithium ion battery fires are discussed; ...read more...

Instructor
Carl Haddon
Deputy Chief (ret)
North Fork (ID) Fire Department
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 136-137
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

More than 100 tactical and task-level tips based on the instructor’s years of experience, more than 80 published articles, and teaching throughout the world are presented. Each street-level tip is accompanied by case studies with photos and videos that provide information that you can directly apply ...read more...

Instructor
Les Baker
Engineer
Charleston (SC) Fire Department
United States
FDIC Take Homes

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