Safariland OC/Pepper Spray
Aerosol Projectors Course
Certification length: 2 Years
Upon successful completion of this course students will be provided a certificate of completion certifying them in the knowledge and use of OC/Pepper Spray aerosol.
Course Outline: Gain detailed information involved in the use of all types and forms of Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) aerosol projectors. This course covers all aspects involved in the selection, preparation, deployment, storage, and possible legal ramifications regarding the use of all OC products. The student will also acquire specific information in Defense Technology® OC products, including all formulations, blends and spray patterns, along with the skills necessary to properly defend yourself in a potentially dangerous and/or deadly encounter.
One of the most common law enforcement/ security tools in use today, this course focuses on the proper deployment of Oleoresin Capsicum (OC). The course is separated into lectured-based studies followed by practical application drills. The course covers topics such as tactical considerations, decontamination/first aid, protective masks and criminal and civil liabilities, policies and procedures.
The curriculum also includes:
* What is Oleoresin Capsicum (OC)?
* Effects of OC
* Decontamination Procedures
* How to choose your OC device
* Deployment Techniques
* How to carry
* When to use a defensive spray
* Escalation of force continuum
* When to disengage
Fit for duty: This course involves physical exercises. Students are required to actively participate in these exercises as part of their successful completion requirements. Students should be physically prepared for these classes in order to ensure successful completion of the courses. This course involves exposure to chemical agents as well as the physical exercises. Students with physical conditions that may impair their ability to participate are responsible for contacting their physician for medical clearance prior to enrollment. Conditions requiring such consultation include but are not limited to high blood pressure, heart problems, lung problems, to include bronchitis and asthma, or allergies. Culhane Training Solutions will not assume responsibility for any students who do not seek medical consultation prior to course participation. Any student who is unable to participate in the exercises cannot receive a certificate of completion. It is incumbent upon the student to ensure they are physically capable of meeting the requirements of the courses.
Notice to students: Students of this course will be exposed to Oleoresin Capsicum as a requirement for their successful completion certificate. Students who have undergone any type of eye surgery in the past 12 months must notify Culhane Training Solutions prior to enrollment in a OC/Pepper Spray Aerosol Projectors course. Typically, patients who have undergone eye surgery require approximately six months for complete recovery. In order to provide the greatest margin of safety, Culhane Training Solutions STRONGLY advises that any student who has undergone eye surgery to delay participation in this class for a full calendar year from the date of surgery.