CAD Lab 2

Confined Space Rescue

Purpose

This course teaches participants to use the equipment and techniques necessary to perform non-entry & entry-rescues within confined spaces. Students are taught various methods available to rescue someone from both horizontal and vertical type spaces. 

Topics

  • OSHA 29CFR 1910.146, 1910.146 Appendix F
  • Patient Packaging: Spinal Immobilization, Back Boards & SKED Device
  • Mechanical Systems: Tripod w/ wench, Davit Arm
  • Rope Systems: General Applications, Maintenance, Haul Systems, Knots
  • Fall Protection: General Applications, Harnesses, Self Retractable Lifelines
  • Communication Systems
  • Atmospheric Monitoring
  • Ventilation
  • Controlling Hazardous Energy: Lockout/Tagout
  • Use of Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
  • Use of Supplied Air Respirators (Air Cart)
  • Hands-on Practical Exercises
  • Practical Exercise Evaluations
  • Written Exam