may, 2019

15may10:00 am11:45 amElevator Rescues and Emergencies (*)10:00 am - 11:45 am Session Type:ClassroomTime Slot:10:00AM - 11:45AM


Class Details

Rescuing people from stalled elevators is more than just prying the doors open. As trained rescuers we need to know every aspect of rescuing people trapped in these cars. This lecture is designed to take an elevator class and simplify it for the fire service. In this program we will learn the following: Elevator Terminology & Components, Types of Elevators, Safety Features of Elevators, Firefighter PPE for Elevator Emergencies, Fireman Service Phases, Types of Elevator Emergencies, Operating Safely in Hoistways, Safely Removing Occupants from Elevator Cars When this program is all said and done, each student will walk away feeling confident that, they have what it takes to rescue any civilian trapped in any kind of elevator there is.


(Wednesday) 10:00 am - 11:45 am

Speakers for this event

  • Tony Tricarico

    Tony Tricarico

    Captain (Retired), FDNY

    Captain Tony Tricarico has been a member of the fire service since 1977 and was hired by the FDNY in 1981. Tony has served in the South Bronx, Brooklyn and Manhattan. In 2002 he was assigned to the Special Operations Command where he served as the Captain of Squad 252 until his retirement on the last day of 2008. Tony is a National and New York State certified fire instructor and has instructed at the FDNY Technical Rescue School, Command School, and Task Force 1 as well as being a former Deputy Chief Instructor at the Suffolk County Fire Academy. He additionally instructs and lectures throughout the country on a engine, truck, RIT/ firefighter survival and special operations tactics. He has been featured in FETN and American Heat training videos on collapse, elevator operations and SCBA emergencies, to name a few. He continues to do training with Different agencies and is presently the Technical Operations Ad visor for Gel Tech Solutions. He is an active member of the Mount Sinai Volunteer Fire Department on Long Island and a former Chief of Department.

    Captain (Retired), FDNY