This course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge required for qualification in Confined Space Rescue as defined by NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications and prepares industrial emergency response personnel for rescue from confined space areas and exceeds requirements for rescue training in accordance with OSHA 1910.146 "Permit Required Confined Spaces for General Industry."
Topics include identification of confined spaces, OSHA standards, use of protective equipment, atmospheric monitoring, assessment of confined space hazards, resource management techniques, confined space rescue operations, utilizing appropriate rope rescue equipment and patient packaging and removal from confined spaces.
Robert is a Battalion Chief in Columbia, SC with 25 years in the fire service. Rob has has been teaching municipal and industrial emergency response for nearly 20 years. In 2022, Rob completed his Bachelor of Science in Occupational Health and Safety from Columbia Southern University. Rob's current role with E-med is the Operations Manager over the day-to-day operations including compliance programs and instructor development training.
Rob is E-Med's senior instructor with specialties in Hazmat, fire brigade leadership, OSHA On-scene Incident Commander, along with all the other initial industrial response training programs, covering all of E-Med's training disciplines.
Rob shares that his greatest accomplishment is his family!