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NIPSTA to host auto extrication program this September

Published on 7 September 2009

Firefighters performing auto-extrication - NIPSTA is hosting the state-approved Vehicle/Machinery-Technician Level training program in late September
NIPSTA will host a state-approved auto extrication training program for firefighters this September
Hands-on training meets NFPA extrication guidelines 

In late September the Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy (NIPSTA) will host the state-approved Vehicle/Machinery-Technician Level program for firefighters who have successfully completed the Operations Level training.

This advanced curriculum meets the guidelines of NFPA 1006 and NFPA 1670. Scenario-based instruction is provided on trucks, buses, automobiles, and large machinery.

Students utilize stabilization devices and extrication equipment in response to extreme circumstances that require victim rescue and recovery.

Furthermore, the Incident Command System will be employed during the forty hours of training scheduled for September 28 - October 2, 2009.

Tuition fees are discounted 25 percent for NIPSTA members.

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