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Saturday, October 3, 2020
8:00am – 5:00pm

Hampton Inn & Suites, Philadelphia/Media
300 Beatty Road, Media, PA 19063

Course Description:

This course is presented by Michael A. Dragonetti of Dragon Rescue Management, Inc. and is designed for 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 or death to both the victim and themselves. This comprehensive course will provide emergency responders with intensive classroom training to safely and effectively remove passengers from stalled elevators.

Topics include: Nonmenclature, safety, basic elevator functions, construction, 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).

PA DOH EMS Con-Ed: 7.0 hours

$100 per student, includes lunch

Payment is due at registration.

Pre-requisites: Age 18 and up

About the Instructor:

Michael A. Dragonetti founded Dragon Rescue Management in 1999 and is a 24-year veteran firefighter with the Stamford (CT) Fire Department. He was assigned to Rescue Company 1 for 17 years and is currently the Deputy Chief’s Aide in Group 2. He is a certified fire service instructor; presented courses in elevator operations at the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) Technical Rescue School (2002-2005). Michael was an instructor at the FDIC 2003-2010 and is a contributing author for Fire Engineering magazine. Prior to developing and teaching “Elevator Emergency Management”, he had extensive experience in the New York City Metropolitan area constructing, modernizing, maintaining, and repairing elevators and escalators with one of the largest elevator companies in the world.