INTERESTED IN HOSTING A GRAIN BIN RESCUE CLASS?
Contact the TARS State Office at 865-689-3256 or email
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. 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 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.