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Man vs. Machinery: Are You Prepared?

Wednesday, April 17
Classroom Session
Technical Rescue

Man vs. machinery incidents occur across the country. They may involve a person stuck in some sort of industrial machinery or be as routine as a ring stuck on a victim's finger. Is your department prepared to handle these incidents? This program will introduce students to tools and methods that have been proven to be effective in rescuing victims. Case studies will be reviewed as well as the pros and cons of various tactics. Medical issues will be addressed and the importance of a strong command structure and interagency operations will be stressed.

Mark Gregory, Battalion Chief, FDNY - New York City Fire Department