Ross Chapman

Ross Chapman

Co-Owner

Ross is a highly experienced and knowledgeable individual who has been working in the rope and specialty rescue arena for the past 5 years. Ross has a tremendous amount of experience working with industrial confined space compliance and rescue, and directs all confined space operations at Elevated Safety. In addition to working for Elevated Safety, Ross serves as a career firefighter/paramedic in the suburbs of Chicago, IL at a department that serves a population of over 75,000. When Ross is not hard at work, he spends his time training as an Ironman triathlete, and has finished several full and half distance races across the US.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Fire Service Management
Southern Illinois University

CERTIFICATIONS
  • SPRAT Level 2 Technician
  • Rope Rescue Operations & Technician (NFPA 1670/1006)
  • Confined Space Operations & Technician (NFPA 1670/1006)
  • Tower Rescue Technician (NFPA 1670/1006)
  • Hazardous Materials Operations & Level A Technician (NFPA 1670)
  • Swiftwater Technician (Dive Rescue International)
  • State Certified Firefighter (Illinois)
  • Licensed Paramedic (Illinois)
  • CPR Instructor (American Heart Assoc.)
EXPERIENCE
  • Lead Technical Instructor – START Group
  • Lead Instructor – Gateway Technical College
  • Instructor – Northeastern Public Safety Training Association (NIPSTA)
  • Instructor – Northwest Community EMS System
  • Career Firefighter/Paramedic in NW Suburbs of Chicago, IL