LADDER TRUCK OPERATIONS
This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to operate a fire department aerial ladder truck and associated equipment. Students will learn to safely and effectively operate an aerial ladder at a fire or emergency scene. Major topics covered in the course are truck company operations, tool requirements, terminology, techniques of spotting, stabilizing, working angles, loading, extreme operating conditions, raising and lowering, controls and valves, hydraulic systems, and engine company supplying the aerial truck.
Ass’t. Chief Jim Francis – Wheeling Fire Dept.
Jim Blazier – Wheeling Fire Dept.
Tony Campbell – Ohio Co. EMA
SPONSORED BY THE OHIO COUNTY COMMISSION AND OHIO COUNTY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.
West Virginia Northern Community College - Wheeling Campus
1704 Market Street
Wheeling, WV 26003 Get directions
Room: B&O Auditorium