Confined Space Rescue Training
For Confined Space Rescue Training, Amerisafe Consulting & Safety Services offers evaluation of current level of compliance, classification of confined spaces, in classroom and manipulative skill training sessions. ACSS’s trainers and rescue personnel are certified firefighters and rescuers who specialize in vertical, confined space, collapse, and trench rescue. Many have contributed to the technical rescue curriculum that has been implemented throughout the Midwest, especially in Illinois. ACSS’s personnel have both extensive content knowledge and hands-on field experience of confined space entry and rescue.
ACSS provides confined space training, evaluation, and auditing services for any jobsite or facility. The confined space training covers all elements of OSHA’s new Confined Space for Construction Standard 29 CFR 1926 Subpart AA, which establishes requirements for companies whose employees engage in construction activities at a jobsite with one or more confined spaces.
Classroom - An informal classroom review session covering aspects of OSHA 1910.146 with entry participants and rescue personnel.
Manipulative Skill Training Session - focuses on equipment, and entry operations into confined space. In this training, ACSS will utilize your organization’s equipment to ensure proper education and knowledge of the rescue equipment. Any additional equipment needed for training purposes will be provided by ACSS.
In Confined Space Rescue comprehensive training, formal and written recommendations are presented to your organization honing in on the means of entry into the space including a review of current confined space entry equipment, policies, procedures as well as suggestions for improvement.
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Technical Rescue Training
In addition to Confined Space Rescue Training, Amerisafe Consulting & Safety Services offers Technical Rescue Training following the structure of Confined Space Rescue Training with additional topics including vertical, trench, tunnel, and collapse. All training in Technical Rescue focus on Awareness, Operations and Technical levels according to NFPA 1670.
Respirator Fit Testing & Respiratory Protection Training
Our rescuers are trained and equipped to complete both quantitative fit testing (QNFT) and qualitative fit testing (QLFT). OSHA CFR 1910.134 requires respirator masks to be fit tested annually. Amerisafe Consulting & Safety Services provides both fit testing & Respirator Protection Training.
Emergency Medical Training
Not only are our Rescuers experts in technical rescue, they are knowledgeable in hazardous materials mitigation, and emergency medical services. Our team is certified in CPR/AED and First Aid Education.
Amerisafe offers safety training courses in CPR/AED and First Aid to train and equip your employees as first responders.
Industrial Fire Suppression Training
Incipient Fire Brigade Activities
To help organizations and prepare for fire emergencies, ACSS provides Incipient Fire Brigade Training centralizing with an understanding of fire behavior, a recognition of the different characteristics of incipient, free burning, smoldering fires, and classification of fires. Response team training is focused on fire knowledge, and use of portable fire extinguishers. ACSS will assist with developing policies and procedures for your team. ACSS can provide the use of our fire extinguisher training equipment.
Structural Fire Brigade Activities
ACSS can help your company develop a team of emergency responders for structural fires in your organization to focus in areas of awareness and operations level training and well as operations and command level training. Amerisafe will evaluate your organization’s current level of preparedness including documentation, policies, procedures and equipment. Classroom sessions involve site specific training of personal protective equipment, IDLH respirators, search, rescue, and forced entry and ventilation activities. ACSS is also the owner of a live fire trailer which we may use during training.
Emergency Response Preparedness Training
Emergency Response Teams
Amerisafe Consulting & Safety Services’ Confined Space Entry and Non Entry Rescue Teams are Emergency Responders for technical rescue, and hazardous materials mitigation. We are always prepared for medical emergencies.
Emergency response teams can be organized within a company or organization to prepare for emergency incidents. These teams may work in coordination with outside Professional Emergency Response Teams. Our staff can train your employees to act in an emergency.
Training focuses on Confined Space Rescue, Vertical Rescue, Hazardous Materials Mitigation, and Emergency Medical Services. Our team will evaluate your current level of preparedness which includes the review of current response documents, and personal protective equipment. Awareness/Operational Level Training sessions include site-specific live scenario skills training. ACSS will also help develop current policies and procedures.
Transit Safety and Security
Amerisafe offers comprehensive training in transit safety and security. ACSS’ knowledge of Emergency Preparedness, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Improvised Explosive Devices, and National Incident Management provides a solid foundation of our transit safety and security programs. We follow the acronym “METRO” to increase training performance.
- Evacuation of those involved
- Transportation of the evacuated
- Recovery at an initial level
- Overall return to service
We can evaluate your company’s current level of preparedness including response documents and equipment and assist in developing these policies further. Training covers a range of topics including: rail control, emergency trip stations, rail de-energizing, rail car access/crush loads as well as the aspects of the transit system’s emergency preparedness such as mapping, single tracking, bus bridges, and emergency tunnel evacuation carts.
National Incident Management System (NIMS)
National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) provide for continuity of organizational process at task, tactical, and strategic, levels. President Bush clearly addressed the need for NIMS after 9/11 in Presidential Orders 5 and 8. ACSS also recognizes the importance of having a unified system of command and communication.
Along with Transit Safety and Security, ACSS can evaluate your organization’s current level of emergency preparedness by reviewing current Incident Management documents and procedures. ACSS can then create awareness for your organization through specialized training addressing levels 100, 200 and 400. ACSS can also train your organization at the operations, command level of training which is site and scenario specific, focusing on emergency preparedness and tactical strategic decision making levels.