USAR Heavy Equipment and Rigging Specialist (HERS) – The Heavy Equipment and Rigging Specialist (HERS) course is designed to provide Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the HERS function for a USAR team during a disaster or a planned event. This hands-on course builds upon the skills learned in structural collapse training and exposes participants to complex rigging scenarios and advanced metal cutting. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully perform the position of HERS on a USAR team. This course was built around the objectives outlined in the FEMA Heavy Equipment and Rigging (HERS) curriculum.
Approved by the State of Florida. Course ID: ATPC 14871