This program is designed to provide the background knowledge necessary to perform rescue operations at a structural collapse incident. The course includes instruction on structural construction considerations such as types of construction, construction techniques, terminology and mechanism of collapse based on structure type; detailed concepts of structural shoring systems, void search and rescue operations in structural collapse incidents; structural collapse team organization and operations concepts. Hands-on training will also be conducted and will include an introduction to techniques and the equipment used to construct emergency shoring.
Course Length: 12 Hours
Prerequisites: Basic Structural Collapse Operations