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Elevator Emergency Management - Awareness Level - October 24, 2019

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148 Magee Ave

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Stamford Regional Fire Training Center

Stamford, CT 06902

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ELEVATOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - AWARENESS LEVEL - OCTOBER 24, 2019

*NEW* ONE-DAY COURSE: LECTURE AND CLASSROOM SESSION ONLY

LEAD INSTRUCTOR: MIKE DRAGONETTI

AWARENESS CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED TO 15 STUDENTS

This on-day course will cover the following:

  • Elevator types and construction

  • Step-by-step Rescue procedures

  • Elevator safety features

  • Hydraulic elevator rescue

  • Elevator keys, picks and poling

  • Traction elevator rescue

General Information: This course is designed for the 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 of 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, outside hoists, 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).

The one-day awareness course is a classroom and lecture session only.

Hands-on and practical skill stations are only offered in the Operational and Technician level courses.

Hotel Information:

For those traveling from outside the area, the Stamford Fire Department has secured a special room rate of $127.00 per night at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel for all firefighters attending a training class/event at our facility.

The Sheraton Stamford is located at 700 East Main Street in Stamford and across the street from Central Fire Headquarters. Visiting firefighters may park at Fire Headquarters for free during their stay.

For additional information and special registration rate code, please contact Deputy Chief Matt Palmer at MPalmer@StamfordCT.gov.

About the Instructor:

Michael A. Dragonetti is 24 year member of the Stamford (CT) Fire Department. He was assigned to to Rescue Company 1 for 17 years and is presently assigned as a Deputy Chief's Aide in Group 2. Mike is a New York and Connecticut State certified fire service instructor. He has taught elevator rescue at the FDNY Technical Rescue School, FDIC, and to Fire Departments across the United States. In addition, Mike has been a presenter at the Fire Department Instructor's Conference (FDIC) since 2003 and a contributing author for Fire Engineering magazine. Prior to joining the fire service, Mike worked for one of the largest elevator companies in the world and gained extensive experience in the New York City Metropolitan area constructing, modernizing, maintaining, and repairing elevators and escalators.

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All questions regarding this course or availability, should be directed to Lieutenant Patrick-Colin Burns at PBurns@StamfordCT.gov.

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Stamford Regional Fire Training Center

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