Emergency Preparation, Recognition, Control, Communication, and Response

An emergency response is carried out when the safety of humans and the environment are at risk. This course addresses how to plan, prepare for, recognize, control, communicate, and respond to an emergency. Topics in this course include: Pre-planning, Discovery and Response, Communication Procedures, Site Characterization, and Rescue and Evacuation. After completing the course, learners will be able to identify what constitutes an emergency, recognize planning and response efforts and the roles of individuals in the Incident Command System, recognize communication strategies during emergencies, and identify critical response steps.

After this course learners will be able to identify what constitutes an emergency. recognize what to report if you are the first person to become aware of an emergency. identify the roles of individuals in the incident command system. recognize how and what to communicate during an emergency response. identify the components of a site characterization. identify the personnel roles established by hazwoper in the event of an uncontrolled release and describe the training required for each. recognize the critical steps involved in an emergency response. recognize the essentials of site control and hazard evaluation. identify the types of site control zones and how they are established. identify how evacuation routes are established.