Public Safety CBRNE Response Sampling Techniques & Guidelines (PER-222) (04-21-0222) - 007

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Brief Description
This course addresses specific fundamentals & skills associated with a response to a WMD incident.
Full Description
This course addresses specific fundamentals and skills associated with an emergency response to a WMD incident. As such, it provides detailed technical information and includes hands-on practice of actions required of emergency responders in such situations.
Participants are provided the opportunity to perform public safety sampling techniques required in the response to a WMD Event. Of special interest is the course’s emphasis on collecting forensically valid samples, which is accomplished through maintaining a secure chain-of-custody for the sample from the time of collection through laboratory analysis. This process is consistent with the FBI 12-step process for managing a crime scene, including those involving a WMD.

Course Objectives:
-Articulate the course purpose, goals and objectives and summarize how course materials can be
applied to meet public safety WMD response and sampling performance;
-Respond to potential WMD events in an organized and systematic manner and follow the logic of
various public safety processes and procedures;
-Identify basic sampling tactics, techniques and procedures and follow WMD sampling protocol;
-Perform various sampling techniques by selecting appropriate technique and equipment based
on incident conditions. Participants will also select proper labeling techniques and respond
appropriately to various HAZMAT incidents.

Target Audience:
-Law Enforcement
-Fire Service
-Hazardous Materials Personnel
-Personnel and Public Health

You must be a U.S. Citizen to attend. If you are not, please let us know by emailing 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:

Any and all other prerequisite requirements will be managed by the consortium provider. If any additional prerequisites are required as part of the enrollment process the consortium partner will contact you directly prior to the course.

Cost: There is no fee for the course. Food, lodging & transportation costs are the responsibility of the participant.

Participants who complete all components will receive a Certificate of Attendance for the course.

Training Dates
09/11/2024 - 09/13/2024
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Do you require reasonable accommodations in order to attend this course (if you select yes then you will be contacted by our office before the first day of class to discuss further).
Registration Dates
05/14/2024 - 08/21/2024
Available Seats
24h 0m
None Specified
Training Location
30 - Nassau County
Nassau County Public Safety Center
1194 Prospect Ave
Westbury, NY  11590
Reporting Instructions
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Dress is business casual.
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 students responsibility to notify us in a timely manner if you cannot attend.

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