Confined space rescue and basic bailout techniques

Published:  27 June, 2016

Free training resource for firefighters now available for downloading from the Firefighters Support Foundation.

The non-profit Firefighters Support Foundation’s newest training programmes are now available to download.

The confined space rescue programme takes a realistic look at confined space technique, protocol, patient packaging, and safety procedures.

The 18-minute video explains and demonstrates the proper techniques to set up operations, lower rescuers and equipment into the confined space, package the patient and remove the patient.  During this programme the instructors explain the safety points of the operation as well as the technical points of the tasks involved.

Also available for download is a ‘basic bailouts’ course that explains and demonstrates the two most common techniques that firefighters can use to bail out of a building in a hurry.

The 16-minute video covers the ‘head first’ ladder bailout, basic hang technique and basic drop technique.

Visit www.ffsupport.org to download your copy.

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