ELEVATOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - OPERATIONAL LEVEL - JULY 20-21, 2019 **Weekend Course**
TWO DAY COURSE
LEAD INSTRUCTOR: MIKE DRAGONETTI
CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED TO 12 STUDENTS AND A PREREQUISITE FOR THE ELEVATOR RESCUE TECHNICIAN COURSE
This two-day course will cover the following:
Elevator types and construction
Step-by-step Rescue procedures
Elevator safety features
Hydraulic elevator rescue
Elevator keys, picks and poling
Traction elevator rescue
General Information: This course is designed for the trained professionals that respond to emergencies involving stalled elevators. Emergency personnel with inadequate training in handling elevator emergencies are exposed to an increased risk of injury of death to both the victim and themselves. This comprehensive course will provide emergency responders with intensive classroom and hands-on traning to safely and effective remove passengers from stalled elevators.
Topics include: Nonmenclature, safety, basic elevator functions, construction, outside hoists, elevator safety devices, equipment needed, initial response steps, starting a stalled elevator, lock-out/tag-out procedures, elevator doors, use of hoistway door keys/pick tools, poling, removal of passengers from stalled elevators, and fireman service (Phase 1/Phase 2).
This course also features a dynamic PowerPoint classroom presentation accompanied by realistic hands-on skill stations. The course will also feature the state-of-the-art props, built from actual elevator and escalator parts. Day involves classroom lecture and PowerPoint. Day 2 includes a tour of facilites with hydraulc and traction elevators, use of door keys/pick tools, lowering a hydraulic elevator, and top hatch removal procedures.
About the Instructor:
Michael A. Dragonetti is 24 year member of the Stamford (CT) Fire Department. He was assigned to to Rescue Company 1 for 17 years and is presently assigned as a Deputy Chief's Aide in Group 2. Mike is a New York and Connecticut State certified fire service instructor. He has taught elevator rescue at the FDNY Technical Rescue School, FDIC, and to Fire Departments across the United States. In addition, Mike has been a presenter at the Fire Department Instructor's Conference (FDIC) since 2003 and a contributing author for Fire Engineering magazine. Prior to joining the fire service, Mike worked for one of the largest elevator companies in the world and gained extensive experience in the New York City Metropolitan area constructing, modernizing, maintaining, and repairing elevators and escalators.
All questions regarding this course or availability, should be directed to Lieutenant Patrick-Colin Burns at [email protected]