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Green Plains LLC Training (Ethanol Plant)

Thursday March 29, Friday March 30 ERS will provide continual training for the GPO rescue team and other rescue groups in the county. March 31 and April 1 we will have a repeat training of the first two days for fire departments, grains and rescue teams. Below is the schedule agenda. Please provide me a list of those who will be attending on which day as soon as you possibly can.
Please provide the agenda to your team members. Thank you and if you have questions please feel free to contact me at 731 563 1419 .

Green Plains Obion, LLC
Obion, Tennessee
16 Hour Confined Space Rescue Training
Tentative Course Outline
March 29, 30, 31 & April 1, 2012
Presented By:
Emergency Response Services

Note: This is the second 16 hours of a 32 hour Confined Space Rescue Course.
The first 16 hours was conducted on March 17 & 18, 19 & 20, 2011.

Day 1
Classroom
I. Knot tying review.
II. Mechanical advantage systems review.
Field exercises. Conducted in ERS’s confined space rescue simulator.
III. Given the adequate rescue equipment, trainees were to rotate through the following evolutions on supplied air breathing apparatus.
a. Rigging and operating the 4:1 block and tackle.
b. Rigging and operating tandem prusik safety lines.
c. Setting up a tripod.
d. Donning a full body rescue harness with supplied air breathing apparatus, being lowered into the space and working their way through a maze in the confined space. At completion being raised back up out of said space by the rigging team.
IV. Confined space team exercise. Given a victim in a vertical confined space with a hazardous atmosphere, the team was to establish command, rig for vertical rescue and lower two rescuers into the space for victim extrication.
a. Exercise repeated until all trainees were allowed to perform the rescue.
b. Exercise equipment clean up.

Day 2
I. Knot tying review.
II. Field exercises. ERS simulator.
a. Confined space team exercise. Given a victim in a horizontal entry confined space with a hazardous atmosphere, the team was to establish command, rig for horizontal entry, rig a 3:1 z-drag to assist in victim removal, and have entrants enter the space for patient packaging and extraction.
b. Exercise repeated until all trainees are allowed to enter the space to accomplish rescue.
III. Field exercise. Grain silo tunnel.
a. Given all needed rescue equipment, trainees were to respond to a call of a victim in the tunnel, rig safety lines and a 3:1 Z Rig from the existing davit arm, and rescue the victim from the tunnel.
b. Exercise repeated until all trainees are allowed to enter the space to accomplish rescue.
Classroom.
IV. 25 question written test.
V. Course evaluation completed.
VI. Course adjourn.

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