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Farm/Machinery Rescue

March 9-10, 2019

Cumberland County Fire / Cumberland County Rescue Squad

Cumberland County Fire Department Main Station, 1391 Livingston Road, Crossville, TN 38571

Farm/Machinery Rescue

August 17-18, 2019

Paris-Henry County Rescue Squad

Paris-Henry Co. Rescue, 1705 TN-218, Paris, TN 38242

Farm/Machinery Rescue

September 7-8, 2019

Etheridge Fire Department

Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

Farm/Machinery Rescue

September 21-22, 2019

Greeneville Emergency Rescue Squad

Greeneville Rescue Squad, 602 West Church Street, Greeneville, TN 37745

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


Pre-requisites: 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.


Times: Saturday 8am-5:30 pm EST or CST, Sunday 8 am-5 pm EST or CST



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.