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August 2020

Edinburgh, Indiana – Swiftwater Rescue Technician Level I – NFPA 1670/1006

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - August 30 @ 6:00 pm
Edinburgh, Indiana, 6077 South US Highway 31
Edinburgh, IN 46124 United States
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All rescue personnel need to be prepared for imminent high water danger! Are your department’s personnel trained to save themselves? Will they be ready, competent and able to assist during an emergency swiftwater rescue response? PSDS teaches fire, law and search and rescue departments with the most current rescue methods available. PSDS courses meet and exceed NFPA, OSHA, P.O.S.T. and individual STATE standards. In addition, our water operation programs meet and exceed NFPA 1670,1006, 1952 and 1983 standards. • Pre-plan…

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January 2021

LEVEL I SURFACE ICE RESCUE – Raymond Volunteer Fire Rescue -Raymond, NE

January 15, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - January 17, 2021 @ 10:00 pm
Raymond Volunteer Fire Dept., 4210 West Raymond Rd
Raymond, 68428 United States
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We examine incidents from the past that may be indicative of future outcomes. We teach the department simple drills to stay focused. We focus on communications, hand signals and effective whistle signals that minimize rescuer task overload. We realize that more victims are seriously injured from the point of extrication to the ambulance. We teach proper handling and care of your victims. We emphasize the importance of pre-planning for the response area. By the end of this course, the rescuer…

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LEVEL II SURFACE ICE RESCUE – David City, NE

January 23, 2021 @ 8:00 am - January 24, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
David City Fire Department, 552 D Street
David City, 68632 United States
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The level II system we put in place is for rescue scenarios that involve rescuing victims from distances greater than 250 feet from shore and require rapid deployment. We focus on rescuing multiple victims using a more advanced “conveyor system” for fast and efficient extrication. The sys­tem uses an in-haul and out-haul method that will offer the rescuer rapid victim extrication from weak and unstable ice conditions. During the Surface Ice Level II course, we will emphasize proper handling and…

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