Available for groups only, this course is designed to teach EMS personnel the properties and procedures to follow when dealing with alternative fuel vehicles
It is crucial that Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel be trained on the differences between these vehicles and their conventional counterparts as alternative fuel vehicles possess unique risks and hazards.
This course identifies the risks and hazards common to alternative fuel storage, including high-voltage batteries and high pressure gaseous fuel cylinders. It explains the key properties, functions, and components of alternative fuel vehicles. EMS participants will be taught the steps required to secure an AFV, rescuing occupants from a damaged AFV, and proper fire and leak response to alternative fuels.