School Bus Extrication
Date & Time
Saturday, October 12, 2019, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
This presentation will provide attendees with the knowledge of how to handle school bus emergencies. Attendees will be instructed on school bus characteristics, how to gain access, and how to systematically remove injured patients. The types of buses, construction, and their weaknesses will be addressed. Stabilization of buses in an upright, side, and roof presentation will be explained. Initial access can be problematic depending on the damage to the bus. Techniques will be shown to gain access through windows, doors, sidewalls, floors and roofs. Dealing with entrapment, seat removal and patient immobilization will also be discussed.