Operational Level Response to HazMat/WMD Incidents (PER-212) (04-21-0212) - 001

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Brief Description
Focuses on the personal protection challenges responders face in (WMD)terrorist or (HazMat) incident
Full Description
Description:
This course provides the knowledge and skills needed to obtain certification through the National Professional Qualifications System (NPQS/Pro Board) as an Operations-level responder. This three-day course focuses on the unique response and personal protection challenges that responders face during a Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)/terrorist incident or a Hazardous Materials (HazMat) incident. The Operations-level training prepares emergency responders from all disciplines to recognize and identify hazardous material and to mitigate a HazMat incident by preventing further contamination of people, property, and the environment.

Course Objectives:
- Identify Hazardous Material (HazMat) containers, container markings, and labeling systems
- Discuss the characteristics of Chemical, Biological, Radiological,
  Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) agents
- Discuss the selection of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for various Chemical,
  Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, or Explosive (CBRNE) agents
- Predict potential outcomes in a scenario by completing an incident survey, evaluating the
  physical and chemical properties of the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, or Explosive
  (CBRNE) agents involved, and considering the possible behaviors the agents may exhibit
- Develop an Incident Action Plan (IAP) for the scenario introduced in module 4.
- Perform emergency decontamination on a responder
- Describe the implementation of the Incident Action Plan (IAP) developed in module 5

Target Audience:
- Emergency Management
-Emergency Medical Services
-Fire Service
- Hazardous Material
-Law Enforcement
-Health Care
-Public Health
-Public Works
-Agriculture
-Animal Emergency Services
-Citizen/Community Volunteer
-Security and Safety
- Transportation

Prerequisites:
AWR-160-SAT Standardized Awareness Training (SAT)

You must be a US Citizen to take this course. If you are not, please let us know by email for further instruction at OEM.TRAINING@DHSES.NY.GOV

All participants must have a FEMA Student Identification (FEMA SID) number. Students can search for their existing/create a new FEMA SID at: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/

Cost:
There is no fee for the course. Other cost considerations are detailed in each LMS course offering.

Completion:
Participants who actively participate and attend all course contact hours will receive a Certificate of Attendance for the course.
Training Dates
05/17/2022 - 05/19/2022
Prerequisites
None Specified
Registration Dates
01/17/2022 - 05/07/2022
Available Seats
10
Hours
24h 0m
Fee
None Specified
Training Location
32 - Niagara County
5574 Niagara Street
Lockport, NY  14095
Reporting Instructions
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Signup Details
No Show Policy: Failure to attend a class you have registered for can result in restriction on future course attendance and agency notification. It is the student's responsibility to notify us in a timely manner if you cannot attend.

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