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Cumberland County Fire Department
Grain Bin Rescue 16 Hr. Course (March 26-27, 2022)
This course deals specifically with the hazards and rescue techniques related to grain bin incidents.
Time & Location
Mar 26, 2022, 8:00 AM CDT – Mar 27, 2022, 5:00 PM CDT
Cumberland County Fire Department, 1391 Livingston Rd, Crossville, TN 38571, USA
About The Event
Grain Bin Rescue
This course is specifically designed for emergency responders who may respond to a person or persons trapped in a grain bin or at a grain handling or storage facility. This course will educate students about grain storage facility types, operating features, construction and hazards to responders. Physical/environmental hazards and potential rescue resources are identified and targeted specifically for entry into grain bins. Scene management and safety are discussed along with locating, securing, packaging, and moving the victim. Improvised mechanical advantage systems, high point anchors, and retrieval systems will be demonstrated and implemented. This class takes a deep dive into safe patient assessment, stabilization, protection/packaging, and removal as a part of rescue simulations. Upon completion of this course the student will possess the specialized knowledge to function as a member of a grain rescue team conducting rescue and entry operations at a grain storage facility.
Course Length: 16 hours
Required PPE: NFPA approved structural firefighting gear or extrication jumpsuit / technical rescue gear, helmet, secondary eye protection, leather type gloves or extrication type gloves, hard sole shoes preferably steel toe or any NFPA approved type boot.
TARS Full Member Students: $85 per student
TARS Associate Member Agency Students: $150 per student
Non-TARS Students: $200 per student