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posted May 25, 2016

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Firefighters and EMS Training Opportunity with Grain Bin Rescue Simulator: Register Now

Seneca Falls, NY.  The New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health is bringing the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety, NECAS, grain bin simulator to New York State for the August 9, 10, and 11, 2016 Empire Farm Days. Firefighters and rescue personnel will have a free, four-hour, hands-on training opportunity after the show closes on Tuesday, August 9, and Wednesday, August 10.

The free training from 6 pm to 10pm is with NECAS Director Dan Neenan, a Paramedic Specialist with a Firefighter Specialist degree. The training includes one hour or classroom time and three hours of hands-on experience with the grain bin rescue unit filled with 100 bushels of corn.

Trainees will practice lockout, tag out, and extrication of engulfed victims. Registration for the special training is required by contacting Jim Carrabba with the New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health at 800-343-7527 extension 2216 or jcarrabba@nycamh.com.