Disaster Management for Electric
Delivered By: Texas A&M TEEX
Hosted by: Sweetwater County Emergency Management
Please Read Before Signing up for this class
Social Security Numbers are no longer used for enrollments in DHS/FEMA classes.A FEMA Student Identification (SID) Number is needed to enroll. It only takes a couple minutes. You can get your FEMA SID number here
Date: September 25-26, 2014
Time: 8:00AM - 5:00PM both days
Location: Western WY Community College
2500 College Drive
Rock Springs, WY 82901
Learn to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, or mitigate against threatened or actual natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other man-made disasters affecting electric power facilities and systems.
Participants will be guided through discussions and exercise that will assist them in:
Improving security against physical damage, organizational disruption, and control system vulnerability
Enhancing the electric power systems ability to plan, prevent, detect, respond, and restore their facilities in emergency situations
Developing an understanding and appreciation for working with the media.
- Threats to electric power facilities and systems
- Responding to disasters
- Recovering from disasters
- Handling public information requests
Preparing for disasters
Investor Owned Utilities (IOU) personnel
Rural Electrification Administration (REA)
Rural Utilities Services (RUS) personnel
Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution Suppliers (T&D) personnel, to include utility commission personnel, management, supervisors, and foremen
Utility industry disaster coordinators, security personnel, and field personnel
Fire industry professionals
Law enforcement professionals
Recommended - It is recommended the participant complete IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, and IS-800. These courses can be taken at no cost online at: http://training.fema.gov/IS/NIMS.asp.
Local Point of Contact
Sweetwater County emergency Management
731C Street, Suite 131
Rock Springs, Wyoming 82901
Enrollment Point of Contact:
Western Wyoming Community College
2500 College Drive
Wyoming Homeland Security Training Program
1556 Riverbend Drive
Douglas Wy 82633
Office (307) 358-1920
Fax (307) 358-0994
An important Note about our Training
In order to qualify for this training you must have a local, county, or state agency affiliation or belong to a first response / receiver organization. Please feel free contact us if you have any questions about your eligibility to attend training.
You must complete the entire online application in order to be placed on the class roster. Your phone number and email address are extremely important if we have to contact you for a class cancellation or change
Working together with the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security, the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy operates the Wyoming Homeland Security Training program. The program is responsible for the facilitation of training management for all U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and FEMA training programs in Wyoming.
This program also maintains the Wyoming First Responder Training database and collects training records for all recognized first responder disciplines to maintain a current resource of responders. From the training database, qualified first responders are issued the Wyoming First Responder Identification card.
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