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Fri, Nov 04



International Heavy Rescue Symposium Nov 4,5,6 2022

Students receive 3 full days of instruction, rotating through 8 practical stations that include the latest extrication techniques, heavy vehicle lifting and stabilization with state-of-the-art equipment and heavy wrecker personnel.

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International Heavy Rescue Symposium    Nov 4,5,6 2022
International Heavy Rescue Symposium    Nov 4,5,6 2022

Time & Location

Nov 04, 2022, 8:00 AM – Nov 06, 2022, 5:00 PM

Perry, 600 Perry Pkwy, Perry, GA 31069, USA

About the event

Spec International, with partners Paratech, Guardian Centers LLC and assorted rescue industry vendors, host the International Heavy Rescue Symposium November 4-6, 2022. The hosting venue is a national center of excellence. Guardian Centers (a proverbial “USAR Disneyland”) The site provides ample training areas, access facilities and amenities. The symposium training encompasses 3 days of labor intensive, focused applications of rescue technology and techniques for stabilizing and rescue during heavy vehicle events. Compliant with, and developed from, NFPA 1006 (2021) Chapter 9.3. Heavy Vehicle Rescue students rotate through at least 8 “pits” or scenarios including stabilization and rescue involving heavy vehicle underrides, overturned incidents, implementation and familiarization of rotator and wrecker applications and more.

Travel: Students are responsible for their own travel and ground transportation. The closest airport is Atlanta (Hartsfield/ATL approximately 100 miles away). There are many lodging options in the Perry/Warner Robbins area, but Spec. Rescue has arranged discount pricing with the Hotels below. Please mention Fireman Special Training to obtain block/group pricing. Rooms are limited and are first come, first serve. Cut off for booking at reserved rates is October 21, 2022, for all locations.

Hampton Inn

4000 Watson Blvd

Warner Robins GA 31093


King Bed & Sofa Sleeper or Two Queen Standard Bed - $129.00 plus applicable tax

*includes breakfast

Hilton Garden Inn

207 Willie Lee Pkwy

Warner Robins GA 31093


King or Two Queen Standard - $139.00 plus applicable tax

*includes breakfast

Home 2 Suites

205 Willie Lee Pkwy

Warner Robins GA 31093


King or Queen Room - $159 plus applicable tax

The following logistical information will assist you with preparing to attend the course:

Pre-requisites: None (Preferred Vehicle I or basic stabilization and extrication  knowledge)

Upon successful completion, participants receive operations or technician skills level:

                         Handling the Heavies Certificate of Attendance from Spec Rescue International

Course Location: Guardian Centers LLC  600 Perry Parkway, Perry Georgia 31069

Course Dates: November 4-6, 2022.  Class begins promptly at 0800 each day and runs approximately 8 hours each day (or later pending completion of the day’s objectives).  100% attendance is required, so please plan travel accordingly.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Required:

·  Long Pants, Long Sleeve Shirts (turnout, BDU, Extrication Gear)

·  Helmet

·  Gloves

·  Appropriate Footwear

·  Eye Pro

Meals: Lunch will be the responsibility of the student, however, we are working on scheduling food trucks to be on site.

Questions: Please feel free to contact us here at Spec International at (757) 468-4513 or email you have any questions about the course and to arrange payment.

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