UP COMING CLASSES

FAST R1

 TXSG Foc Co 

September 21-23 2018

New Brunfels Texas, 78130

 

Covers in depth topics starting with background of flood and swiftwater rescues. Recognized standards, training, Incident Command, communication, rescue equipment, safety concerns, search elements, physical and technical risks, hydrology, medical considerations for victim(s) and rescuer(s), Anchor and rope systems, Throw lines, belay techniques, survival swim, rescue swims, rope crossing techniques, shallow and deep water techniques, wall/abutment rescues, bridge rescue, entrapment recovery, boats, vehicle rescues, self defense and practical exercises allowing the student a chance to put it all togther. The FAST R1 Tech will have the knowledge base, technical skills and physical abilities to determine the best course of action on a rescue scene. HOURS: 27 hours over 2.5 days, including 1 night training.

 

 

Gear:

  •  “USCG” approved Type III or V PFD (Type V preferred)
  • Wet suit boots with hard sole bottom or tennis shoes
  • Water or vertical rescue helmet
  • Full wet or dry suit as weather conditions dictate
  • Water or abrasion protective gloves
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