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Sat, Dec 09


West Hamblen County Volunteer Fire Dept.

Grain Bin Safety Awareness/Rescue 8 Hr. Course - Morristown, TN (December 9, 2023)

This course deals specifically with the hazards and rescue techniques related to grain bin incidents. Though a mixture of classroom and hands on training with grain rescue equipment, students will gain an introduction to the dangers, intricate challenges, and specialized equipment required.

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Grain Bin Safety Awareness/Rescue 8 Hr. Course - Morristown, TN (December 9, 2023)
Grain Bin Safety Awareness/Rescue 8 Hr. Course - Morristown, TN (December 9, 2023)

Time & Location

Dec 09, 2023, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST

West Hamblen County Volunteer Fire Dept., 6301 W Andrew Johnson Hwy, Talbott, TN 37877, USA

About the event

Grain Bin Safety/Rescue Awareness Level Course - Specifically for Hawkins, Hamblen, Greene, Grainger, Cocke and Jefferson Counties only.

This course is specifically designed for ALL persons working in, around, or responding to a grain bin, grain handling, or grain storage facility.  This course will educate responders and producers 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. An introduction to various types of required specialized equipment to deal with incidents involving grain bin emergencies, firefighting aspects, and patient packaging devices are demonstration in hands on activities.

Course Length: 8 hours

CEHs: 8

Pre-requisites: None

Required PPE: Approved helmet or hard hat, long pants, gloves, safety glasses, and appropriate footwear are required. It is also recommended the student bring a simple dust mask or face covering. 

Cost: The tuition for this course is sponsored by donations and grants for Hawkins, Hamblen, Greene, Grainger, Cocke, and Jefferson Counties only.

Registration: Pre-Registration is required with a cut off date of Saturday December 2nd, at 5:00 PM EST.


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