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

Citizens First Fire Training instructors illustrate techniques for moving a victim at Twisted Fire Industries’ Carolina Fire Days 2023 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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.


So, this is going to be a victim removal.

He’s going to demonstrate, and we’ve got a victim, obviously.

The first thing he’s going to do, he’s going roll up on the victim. (Victim, victim, victim…regular). You got a regular victim. Go through a sweep.

Next thing he’s going to do is go get ready to roll the victim or orientate him, whatever you want to call it.

Checking for his baby. So, we’re going to get ready to drag Looks like these conditions are allowing him to stand up.

We’re going to turn him if need be.

Now, we’re going to go to conditions are not allowing us [to stand] …Dragging the victim.

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