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Class Six: Light Search & Rescue (SAR)

SMC Fire CERT members training on proper and safe method of using cribbing to rescue a trapped survivor.

In this unit you will learn about: 

  • Classifying damaged buildings into Light, Moderate, or Heavy
  • Search and rescue 
  • Lifting heavy objects and mechanical advantage 

Participants learn about search and rescue planning, size-up, search techniques, rescue techniques, and most importantly, rescuer safety. Also, how to lift heavy objects using cribbing methods. 

Participant Guide – Unit 7

Guía del Participante – Unidad 7