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Elevator Rescue for Fire Service Personnel


  • Melfort Fire Department (map)

There will be 2 one day courses on Elevator Rescue presented by the Melfort Fire Department. Each day will start at 0800 and go to 1600. See this poster for more information.

The elevator rescue course material presented in these seminars will be based on the ASME A17.4-2015 – Guide for Emergency Personnel.

Each session would also cover the following areas:

  • How to recognize hazards and mitigate those risks when operating around elevator equipment.

  • Procedural steps for the safe removal of people that are trapped in elevators as outlined in ASME A17.4-2015

  • Elevator Basics, Types of Elevators and Terminology

  • Elevator Firefighter’s Operation Phase I & II