Response to Radiological/Nuclear WMD Incident (PER-354) (04-21-0354) - 004

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Brief Description
This course combines individual and team skills required in the response to WMD incident.
Full Description
The Response to Radiological/Nuclear Weapon of Mass Destruction Incidents course is an instructor led drill-based course. The course combines individual and team performance skills required in the response to a radiological WMD incident.

Course Objectives:
-Recognize a radiological/nuclear Weapon of Mass Destruction (WMD) incident and the factors to consider when responding to this type of terrorist threat.
-Describe the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) used at a radiological incident.
-Describe how to conduct a radiological decontamination operation.
-Determine the critical need and requirement of establishing zones during a radiological/nuclear WMD incident.
-Locate and identify contained and uncontained radiological/nuclear materials.
-Perform an area/facility detection operation in a radiological/nuclear environment.
-Determine the effectiveness of the actions taken in accomplishing the planned response. objectives and describe the steps required to terminate the emergency phase of the   incident consistent with the Incident Action Plan (IAP).

Target Audience:
-Emergency Management
-Emergency Medical Services
-Fire Service
-Hazardous Material
-Law Enforcement
-Search & Rescue

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:

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

Participants who actively participate and attend all course contact hours will receive a Certificate of Attendance for the course.

Training Dates
04/12/2023 - 04/14/2023
None Specified
Registration Dates
12/13/2022 - 03/24/2023
Available Seats
The maximum capacity for this class has been reached. Your request can be added to the waitlist. Additional seats may become available for future enrollment.
24h 0m
None Specified
Training Location
30 - Nassau County
Nassau County Police Department Emergency Services Unit;
1255 Newbridge Road
North Bellmore, NY  11710
Reporting Instructions
7 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Time to be updated in each course instance

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 student's responsibility to notify us in a timely manner if you cannot attend.

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