Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings (AWR-230) (04-20-0230) - 005

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Brief Description
The IRTB course provides responders with the knowledge & skills to respond to terrorist incidents.
Full Description
The IRTB course provides first responders with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely respond to terrorist incidents involving explosives. The IRTB course focuses on first responder health and safety by addressing personal protection issues that arise when responding to terror incidents involving commercial and homemade explosive. Additionally, the course includes information on the recognition of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs); terrorist            organizations, both foreign and domestic; and lessons learned from past terrorist incidents. This information better prepares first responders to safely recognize and respond to terrorist bombing threats.

Course Objectives
-Recognize the history and current threat of terrorist bombings to the United States and its
communities by domestic and international terrorist groups.
-Identify explosive physical blast effects and hazard mitigation techniques for personal
-Identify Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and their components.
-Identify tactics and techniques used by terrorists to conduct attacks using explosives.
-Identify personal protection considerations for a safe response to a pre-blast and post-blast
bombing incident.
-Identify response priorities and procedures

Target Audience:
-Law Enforcement
-Emergency Management
-Fire Service

- 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:

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

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

Training Dates
07/18/2023 - 07/18/2023
Are you a United States citizen?
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
02/28/2023 - 07/11/2023
Available Seats
4h 0m
None Specified
Training Location
42 - Rensselaer County
Hudson Valley Community College; Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium
80 Vandenburgh Avenue
Troy, NY  12180
Reporting Instructions
1 p.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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