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The Holmatro Safety Team Transporter is making pitstops in Brentwood, TN (Sept 25-26) & St. Louis (Oct 1- 2) as Holmatro gears up emergency extrication training for local First Responders.

Unique in nature, this program provides a hands-on opportunity for participants to practice extrication techniques on late model vehicles.

Multiple Rescue Scenarios
The training consists of two morning classroom sessions followed by a rotation through four separate scenarios:

• Car on Side/Difficult Access
• Car vs. Semi Rear Side Under run
• Car on Roof with Crush
• Crush Injury Syndrome

The class will be split into four groups to allow everyone hands-on use of the tools as they cycle through each scenario.

Homatro Safety Team Doctors
Dr. Michael Olinger of the Holmatro Safety Team will discuss Medical Trauma Response to First Responders in Brentwood. Dr. Olinger has been a member of the Holmatro Safety Team since INDYCAR’s inception as on-track physician. Dr. Andrew Stevens, medical director of the Road to Indy Racing Series and Holmatro Safety Team physician, will share his knowledge in St Louis.

Professional Training
The people behind Holmatro Rescue Experience are industry professionals. The instructors are well trained and experienced. In addition, separate qualified Holmatro staff will be on-site to monitor and ensure everyone’s safety.

About Holmatro
Holmatro is a global leader of high-pressure hydraulic tools and system solutions. In North America, the company manufactures power tools and systems for Vehicle Rescue, Emergency Response Rescue, Special Tactics and Industrial Tools and Solutions from a state-of-the-art, ISO 9001:2008 certified operation in Glen Burnie, MD. Through its dealer network, the facility offers product, training, service and support to customers from Canada to Argentina.

Holmatro has been manufacturing high-performance rescue tools in Maryland since 1988. Founded in the Netherlands, the company has over 45 years of industry experience. To learn more about Holmatro, please log on to