San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This FREE four-hour classroom course, Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings (IRTB) is presented and instructed by the Community Emergency Response Team of Clinton, MD, in Prince George's County. The course is designed to prepare CERT-trained residents on how to avoid, prevent and perform effectively and safely before, during and after bombing incidents, mainly in support roles within the cold zones of the incident scene. The course gives orientation to the following:
- Recognizing explosives
- Readily available explosive components
- Commercial and military explosives
- Improvised explosive devices (IEDs)
- Homemade explosives (HMEs)
- Small vs large bombs
- Hot, warm and cold zones
- Blast effects
- Case studies
Attendees passing the final exam will be awarded certificates of completion from New Mexico Tech. Taking this course and passing the final examination does NOT CERTIFY ATTENDEES to teach the IRTB class. This course does NOT TRAIN ATTENDEES on hazardous materials response.
Attendees must be over 18 years of age unless they are CERT-trained (Teen CERTs).
Bring a bag lunch and join us for an informative event!
Student manuals will be provided for each participant.
Coffee and hot tea will be available free of change.
Pre-registration is required. Registration closes December 9th, 2016.
- Participants must be US citizens, and:
- Actively employed or volunteer member of a first responder or emergency management agency
- Must have picture ID issued by department prior to the start of instruction
- Must obtain a FEMA Student Identification Number prior to the start of instruction
Of course, there is no charge to attend and the event is free.