URBAN EMERGENCY EGRESS TECHNIQUES FOR L.E.

This Course covers various methods and devices for LE and SWAT to rapidly evacuate (bail out) from a building when above the first floor.

Course Info

PREREQUISITES

All studenrs must be active LE. PRIOR rope experience is not necessary. Students must be physically capable of strenous activity. Working at height is a DANGEROUS activity and a waiver must be signed.

Equipment Requirements

Students must bring helmet, gloves, harness and boots. Any equipment the individual cannot provide must be communicated to VTC prior to the beginning of the course. Equipment rental is available.

COURSE LENGTH: 1 Day

COURSE HOURS: 10 Hours

COURSE TOPICS:
  • Application of use for egress devices and techniques
  • Overview of each device, inmspection and maintenance
  • Installing device to the harness
  • Anchor fundamentals
  • Understanding the limits of each system
  • Work positioning and restraint
  • Horizontal movement with a weapon
  • Edge obstructions - window sill etc
  • One/two handed descent
  • Lowering, raising
  • Ascending
  • Repetitions on all devices and techniques

COURSE COST: $250

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