Staff Qualifications

Staff Qualifications

 

START Group instructors and rescue personnel are specialists within their respective fields, having expertise in vertical, confined space, collapse, and trench rescue.  A number of START Group’s personnel have been instrumental in establishing technical rescue curriculum throughout the Midwest, including the State of Illinois.  Personnel are highly trained and knowledgeable of course content and have extensive field experience that further enhances presented material and activities.  Personnel have been certified through the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal and are currently employed firefighters/rescuers in various Illinois cities.

 

START Group personnel conduct training and services in the following disciplines: 

  • OSHA and Federal Regulatory Compliance
    • Respiratory Use
    • Confined Space Entry
    • Tunnel Collapse
    • Trenching
    • Fall Prevention
  • Traffic Incident Management
  • Hazardous Materials Mitigation (including WMD)
  • Mass Transit
  • Fire Suppression and Industrial Fire Brigade Training
  • Emergency Medical Training
    • First Aid
    • CPR
    • AED
  • Confined Space and Tunnel Standby Attendant and Rescue Work
  • Quantitative Fit Testing

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