Elevator Car Control | Elevator Keys | Elevator Evacuation (Part 1)

In part 1 of 2 of this firefighting elevator rescue training video, Carolina Fire Days instructors Chris Smity and Geoff Davis discuss using an elevator key to recall the elevators in order to evacuate the occupants, and then using the key to manually control the elevator from the inside, while also looking for signs of a fire and what level …

Hydraulic Elevator Rescue | Elevator Hydraulic Design | Hydraulic Elevator System

In this elevator rescue training video, Carolina Fire Days instructor Geoff Davis discusses how hydraulic elevators work while introducing components like a stopcock valve that allows rescuers to manually operate the elevator by taking fluid from the piston back into the reservoir which slowly lowers the elevator down safely. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: Looking at the basic setup of a hydraulic elevator, …

Elevator Mechanical Design | Mechanical Lift Elevator | Mechanical Elevator System

In this elevator rescue training video, instructor Geoff Davis investigates elevator mechanical design, specifically electro-mechanical elevators. Discover how the counterweight, designed to be heavier than the elevator, prevents falls even in a total system failure. Learn about the mechanics that keep you safe during mechanical lift elevator rescues. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: The hoist way of an electro-mechanical is going to have …

Wedding Ring Removal | Jewelry Removal | Medical Ring Cutter

In this real-life tools of the trade scenario, Soda City Training instructor Brian Evans discusses techniques for safely removing rings while preserving them and minimizing harm to the patient, utilizing tools like a spoon, vice, hammer, and snap ring pliers to facilitate the process, emphasizing the importance of caution and care throughout. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: The goal with ring removals is …

Fire Escape Windows | Window Fire Escape Ladder

In this escape window training video, Citizens First Fire Training discusses tactics for safely rescuing individuals from windows in emergency situations, including the preferred method of exiting through doors, but with a focus on the 6% of rescues that require window exits, emphasizing the importance of having at least two rescuers outside and utilizing ground ladders for ease of transition, …

Fire and EMS Training | Moving a Victim | Moving a Patient

In this Fire and EMS training video, techniques for moving a victim are illustrated, covering approaches to the victim, assessment of conditions for rolling or dragging, and the execution of the removal process based on the victim’s state. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: So, this is going to be a victim removal. He’s going to demonstrate, and we’ve got a victim, obviously. The …

Door Breaching Tools | Firefighting tools list | Firefighter Training Ideas

In this door breaching tools training video, Forge Fire & Company instructor Todd Shepard discusses techniques for forcing open inward facing doors in residential situations, emphasizing the importance of utilizing gaps caused by weather stripping for easier entry, and describes a unique method involving hand placement and sliding punch to effectively target the lock, facilitating smoother operations, especially in low …

Sleeping Dragon Protest | Violent Protest | Protester Removal

In this man vs machine scenario, instructor Mike Pfeiffer discusses the challenges of dealing with protesters, emphasizing the need to communicate and de-escalate situations without causing harm, while also addressing potential threats like impalement injuries and violent individuals, and stressing the importance of teamwork and assigning tasks for effective management during such incidents. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: What we got here, we …