Speakers, Presentations & Training Sessions
|5:00 PM – 7:00 PM||Early Registration|
|7:00 AM – 8:00 AM||Registration|
|8:00 AM – 9:45 PM||High Energy, High Impact Training with Tim Sendlebach|
|9:45 AM – 11:30 PM||NFPA Compliant Vehicle Extrication Training with Kevin Kennedy|
|11:30 AM – 12:30 PM||Lunch|
|12:30 PM – 2:00 PM||Hybrid Safety for First Responders with Matt Stroud|
|2:00 PM – 5:00 PM||Breakout Sessions|
|8:00 AM – 4:00 PM||Practical Exercises|
High-Energy, High-Impact Training
Tim Sendlbach provides an overview of the skills and personal characteristics necessary to develop and deliver a HIGH-IMPACT training program for your department. Training is considered the backbone of every progressive fire department. Fire Departments that lack high-quality, high-impact training are faced with operational deficiencies, cultural stagnation and general dissatisfaction amongst its members. This HIGH-ENERGY multi-media presentation will Included in this program are numerous examples of innovative training ideas and high-impact forms of delivery that will increase firefighter safety and operational effectiveness on the emergency scene.
Tim Sendlebach is a 23 year student and educator of the fire & emergency services currently serving as Editor-in-Chief for FireRescue Magazine and President of TES² Training & Education Services in Savannah, Georgia. Tim is the immediate past president of the International Society of Fire Services Instructors (ISFSI) and has served as Chief of Training for Savannah (GA) Fire & Emergency Services, as Assistant Fire Chief in Missouri City, TX and as a Firefighter/Paramedic in Kansas City, KS. Tim has earned a Masters degree in Leadership from Bellevue University, B.S. degrees in Fire Administration and Arson, and an A.S. degree in Emergency Medical Care from Eastern Kentucky University.
NFPA Compliant Vehicle Extrication Training
Kevin Kennedy provides a comprehensive study of vehicle extrication training as it relates to NFPA 1670 and NFPA 1006 Technical Rescue Standards. The lecture weighs the competencies as set forth by these standards and compares them to the task level assignments that are typically taught at the hands-on training site. This program is designed for anyone that instructs vehicle extrication and is intended to “arm” the instructor with NFPA compliant training venues in an attempt to prevent injuries and potential legal complications.
Captain Kevin Kennedy serves as the Senior Captain at Central Fire Station and is assigned to Truck Company #1 for the McKinney, Texas Fire Department. He is a veteran firefighter with 27 years of service. He holds various certifications from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and began his instructional experience in 1984 as an instructor for the Texas A&M University’s Regional Fire School. He has been a featured lecturer and conducted numerous advanced and technician level vehicle extrication schools, freeway incident management seminars, and rapid intervention/firefighter safety and survival classes throughout the United States.
Hybrid Safety for First Responders
Matt Stroud discusses Hybrid parts locations, high voltage hazards, power down procedures, fire and submersion tactics and will dispel myths and misinformation about these vehicles. Our course also goes into depth on Airbag (SRS) systems and alternative fuel vehicles. In addition to the classroom portion, Firefighters have the opportunity to put their newly learned knowledge to use by performing power down procedures and practicing other tactics on a live Hybrid vehicle.
Matt Stroud is a 22 year veteran of Toyota Motor Corporation as a Master Diagnostic Technician, certified in numerous vehicle technologies including Hybrid’s. Due to heavy demand from the fire service, MGS TECH was founded in 2007 with the goal to teach firefighters/EMS personnel how to safely manage Hybrid & new technology vehicle incidents. In addition to his extensive automotive background, Matt has completed multiple extrication courses, giving him a strong knowledge base of fire tactics & terminologies. Currently Matt is working with fire agencies around the country distributing their Hybrid Response Guide (HRG) & educating firefighters/EMS personnel to prevent hesitation and potential injuries to responders and vehicle occupants.
Randy Schmitz covers advanced tactics that are not used on a routine basis, but when needed are invaluable. These tactics include floor pushes, inverted patient removals, vehicle slides, tunneling, ram work, etc., all completed in a variety of scenarios. He also incorporates standard extrication best practices such as including scene safety, complex stabilization, and glass management into the training.
Randy Schmitz is a firefighter and an extrication instructor for Calgary Fire Department in Alberta, Canada. He is chairman of the Alberta Vehicle Extrication Association and educational chairman for Transport Emergency Rescue Committee (TERC) Canada and has served as a judge at TERC international extrication competitions. Schmitz teaches extrication courses and new vehicle technology programs across Canada and the United States.
Limited to 40 Students
Ed Henry discusses machine rescue calls such as a jumper impaled on a fence, a construction worker impaled on rebar, a pizza boy’s arm caught in the dough mixer, or the restaurant worker with his hand in the meat grinder. It’s technical rescue and it’s happening in every response area throughout the country. These types of calls will most likely require specialized training and equipment. This class covers NFPA 1670 – Standard for Technical Rescue, case histories, Crush Injury/Syndrome, tool and special equipment needs and rescue operations.
Ed Henry has been with City of Charleston (SC) Fire Department since 2004 and is assigned to a truck company. He is an instructor for both the South Carolina Fire Academy and Connecticut Fire Academy. He teaches engine and truck company operations throughout the country including at FDIC and Firehouse Expo. Henry has a B.S. in Fire Service Administration and is certified as a Fire Officer IV.
Limited to 40 Students
Down in the Ditch
Les Baker covers the topic of vehicles that come to rest in different positions in ditches of different sizes and configurations. Although this topic has received little attention over the years from the extrication community, local responders constantly find themselves facing these incidents. Instruction will cover scene assessment, set up, hazard control, and advanced techniques such as Hercules, Darlington Roll, tunneling, floorboard operations, etc.
Les Baker, a 14 year veteran of the fire service, is an engineer with the City of Charleston (S.C.) Fire Department. He has an associate’s degree in fire science from Pikes Peak Community College. Baker is an adjunct instructor with the South Carolina Fire Academy, member of the Darlington County Extrication Team. He also writes a monthly column for FireRescue Magazine and speaks and instructs throughout the country.
Limited to 40 Students
School Bus Extrication
Tim Rouse addresses thenumber of different types and sizes of buses traveling the streets and highways throughout North America. These vehicles all share certain characteristics, but each type is also unique in some ways. Conducting safe and efficient extrication operations at bus collisions depends largely upon the extent to which rescue personnel know these vehicles and what to expect when they are faced with a collision involving one.
Tim Rouse has 24 years in emergency service as both a volunteer and paid professional. He is employed by Lancaster County EMS as a Paramedic Preceptor and with Chester County EMS. He is an Assistant Chief and former training officer for the Lancaster County Rescue Squad, a Midlands EMS Association Instructor since 2000, and one of the founding and current members of the Lancaster County Extrication Committee which is responsible for setting guidelines for extrication providing agencies including training, equipment, and Quality Assurance.
Limited to 30 Students
Lift Bag/Cushion Operations
Howard Eagan offers perhaps the most comprehensive look into practical understanding, use, and applications of high pressure air bags and low pressure cushions offered anywhere within the professions today. The focus will be the safe mitigation of real life scenarios involving vehicles, construction accidents, collapse scenarios, and big rig entrapments. Students will learn the basic principles of lifting equipment and how they apply to these various technical rescue scenarios.
Howard Eagan is an internationally recognized trainer for air bags/cushions & cross training, and has a resume of over a thousand lifts in various rescue/recovery applications. He is also a former state extrication instructor, senior rescue squad line officer, EMT, and recovery operator.
Limited to 40 Students
Res-Q-Jack Stabilization University – Instructorspresent training on all aspects of res-q-jacks, the most complete line of versatile rescue struts & jacks available today. The practical exercises will cover wheel-resting, side-resting, roof-resting, and over-ride vehicle stabilization and lifts. Exercises will also cover advanced roll-over & over-ride extrication tactics.
Limited to 60 Students
Contact Us / Register
Southeastern Extricaton School
302 S. McCall Street
Darlington, SC 29532
The registration fee for this school is $125 per person, which includes keynote presentations, one breakout session, all course materials, refreshment breaks, lunch on Sunday, Certificate of Completion, CEU Credits through Florence Darlington Technical College, a digital copy of all presentations for department and SES t-shirt. Registrations postmarked after December 31, 2011 will be $150. Spaces are limited, so early registration is encouraged! Breakout sessions will be filled on a first come first serve basis. Please indicate the second and third choice on the registration form. Participants should bring personal protective equipment including helmets, eye protection, gloves, and turn-out gear. Dress for lecture sessions and meals will be casual.
Location and Accommodations
The registration, keynote presentations, and classroom portions of the breakout sessions will take place the on newly constructed campus of the Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology (SIMT). This great campus provides customers with strategic training and manufacturing technology solutions that maximize workforce productivity in advanced manufacturing environments. During the Southeastern Extrication School weekend SIMT opens its doors to firefighters and rescuers committed to bettering themselves and their community through extrication training. Please view the following link for a map, directions, hotel accommodations, and transportation. Accommodations are the responsibility of the student. http://www.simt.com/location.asp
For more information or to register please contact us:
843-307-5333 Les Baker
843-858-4549 Jason Bell
843-250-8497 Jeff Burr