April 13, 2024 — April 14, 2024 | 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM | Newton, NJ

The changes in the automotive industry have resulted in vehicles on our nation's highways with higher horsepower, lighter components, alternative fuel/power sources, and significant impact and collisions. The efficiency in disentangling victims from wreckages is critical for a successful outcome for patient survivability. This 16-hour program, which exceeds NFPA 1006 and 1670 requirements for rescuers, will provide the attendee with the skills and information needed to operate on the rescue incident.

Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to:
Vehicle Construction and Anatomy
Highway Safety Guidelines
Incident Stages, from Crash Stage to Termination Stage
Patient Mechanism of Injury
New Car Technology and Alternative Power Sources
Scene Size-Up
Stabilization of Vehicles on Tires, Sides and Roofs
Gaining Access to Victims
Disentanglement Techniques
Patient Extrication and Removal
The class consists of a lecture, with 12+ hours of hands-on skill stations and scenario-based workshops simulating actual incidents.


Turnout Pants and Coat, Helmet, Secondary Eye Protection, Dust Mask, Gloves, Boots. 

$250 For Both Days

Lunch Included


Date April 13, 2024 — April 14, 2024

Time 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM



Contact Person Sussex County Fire Academy

Location Newton, NJ