Silo Awareness

  • October 26, 2023
  • 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • FESTI - Fire & Emergency Services Training Institute 2025 Courtneypark Drive, East, Mississauga

Facilitated by Kurt Bohme

This short program will outline some of the hazards associated with Silos and their different types. . This is an awareness level course only and does not replace the Department specific training and SOGs for departments doing silo responses.

Kurt Bohme

Kurt Bohme started his career over 30 years ago in outdoor education and as a canoe and climbing guide in Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia. It was during that time that he became involved with local volunteer Search and Rescue Teams. This is also when Kurt started instructing the “High Hazard” skill sets like High Angle Rescue, Cave Rescue, Swift water Rescue, Ice Rescue and Wilderness Rescue.

He has been with PSHSA since 2006. He has taught in every province and territory in Canada, in the United States, and in Europe. Kurt has been involved with private industry, emergency services, military, and the film and television industry both as an instructor and a worker. Kurt is certified as a technician and / or instructor by the NFPA, the OFC, IRATA, ORCA, IAFF and Seneca College. He is presently an active volunteer firefighter with South Frontenac Fire and Rescue. Over his instructional career Kurt has instructed thousands of students in everything from High Angle Rescue and Climbing to White Water Rescue and Canoeing. He strongly believes in the power of experiential education.

“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them “ Aristotle.