Personnel Training

EMS Training Division: Trench Rescue

Personnel in the division are trained to handle a very wide range of medical and rescue situations. Listed below are just some of the training certifications that the regularly assigned crew members may have:

  • PA D.O.H. Basic Vehicle Rescue
  • PA D.O.H. Special Vehicle Rescue
  • High and Low-Angle Rope Rescue
  • Hazardous Materials Training
  • Confined Space Rescue
  • Surface Water Rescue
  • Swift Water Rescue
  • Subsurface Water Rescue
  • PA D.O.H. Basic Rescue Practices
  • Urban Search and Rescue
  • Elevator Rescue
  • Trench and Excavation Collapse Rescue
  • Structural Collapse Rescue
  • Electrical Hazard Response
  • Railroad Hazard Response
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction Response
  • Mass Casualty Incident Response
  • Fire Fighter I and II
  • Advance Line Systems