Executing a Confined Space Rescue

More than 60 percent of confined-space fatalities are rescuers, according to NIOSH, and OSHA reported that, when multiple deaths occur during a rescue, the majority of the victims are rescuers. Are your rescuers physically and mentally prepared to execute a confined space rescue when faced with a real-life emergency incident? Are they proficient in the rescue methods for non-entry and entry rescues? Are they confident they can think and react logically when under pressure? Statistics show that it can take only 4 minutes for a rescue to turn into a recovery.

In this webinar, we will discuss the critical components in your confined space rescue planning that should be top priority for your rescuers’ safety: rescue methods, rescue and personal protective equipment, and rescue training. We will also cover how to prepare your confined space rescuers emotionally and physically so they are confident and proficient when faced with executing a confined space rescue.

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: November 16, 2017
TIME: 2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT - 11:00AM PT


Chris Koester is a safety instructor and emergency response consultant and owner of Priority One Safe-T, LLC, a consulting firm that offers emergency response and crisis management planning, safety and security training and standby rescue services, and a distributor of safety and rescue equipment from the leading safety manufacturers. Chris has trained safety teams, created rescue plans, and conducted real-life simulated field drill exercises for some of the largest manufacturers, chemical plants, power plants, and industrial facilities in the United States and internationally. He and his Priority One Safe-T team members are certified in Confined Space, High Angle Ropes, Hazardous Materials and First Aid and provide standby rescue services to clients who have employees working in confined spaces or other high-risk areas.

Chris is a captain with the Springfield, MO Fire Department with more than 20 years of experience as a firefighter, holds numerous firefighting and instructor certifications, and has been a HazMat Technician for more than 15 years. He is a member of the Southwest Missouri Incident Support Team, the Hazardous Materials Training and Research Institute (HMTRI), the Partnership for Environmental Technology Education (PETE), the Community College Consortium for Health & Safety Training (CCCHST), the National Institute of Environmental Health and Safety (NIEHS), and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).


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