ERDI Light/Heavy Search and Recovery OPS Training
Course Held: September 20 - 24, 2010
Location: Portland, Oregon
Entity: Multnomah County Sheriff Office, Dive Rescue Team
The ERD Light/Heavy Search and Recovery OPS component is designed to develop the minimum knowledge and skills necessary for divers using Light/Heavy salvage and recovery diving equipment for operations in emergency response diving.
The focus of the ERD Light/Heavy Search and Recovery OPS component is how to conduct salvage and recovery operations as they apply to underwater crime scenes and investigations. Participants will learn how to apply salvage technologies and concepts, the use of specialized lifting equipment to recover automobiles, aircraft, and boats; and practice a variety of lifting techniques during practical, hands-on exercises at an open water site.