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Farm/Machinery Rescue Course

July 20-21, 2024

Carter County Rescue Squad/EMS

105 Iodent Way, Elizabethton, TN 37643

Farm/Machinery Rescue Course

September 14-15, 2024

Nolichuckey Valley Vol. Fire Department

133 Mathes Circle, Chuckey, TN 37641

Farm/Machinery Rescue

The newly revised Farm and Machinery Rescue Class is designed to introduce the student to situations and hazards related to farm and heavy equipment accidents. Identifying hazards such as fertilizers, pesticides, silos, as well as, stabilization of tractor overturns and equipment disassembly are some of the subjects covered. This is a mix of classroom and field exercises that includes learning the capabilities and resources available outside of emergency services to mitigate these incidents. The class is taught by TARS college level certified instructors.


Course Length: 16 hours

CEHs: 10



Must have current Basic (Awareness/Operations Level) Extrication Certification


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 Unit Member: $85 per student

TARS Associate Member: $150 per student

Non-TARS Member: $200 per student

Note: All registrations received up to two weeks prior to the start date of the class will be at the normal pricing. Any registration received during the period two-week period prior to the start date of the course will incur an additional $20 processing fee regardless of member, associate member, or non-member registration.

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