Search and Rescue in Community Disasters: TEEX (PER-334)


  • Somerset County, NJ

The Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX), a member of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC), will be instructing the 2-day course, "Search and Rescue in Community Disasters" (PER-334).

COST: None, but please preregister as seating is limited.

DESCRIPTION:

The Search and Rescue in Community Disasters course is designed to provide training for community members to safely conduct search and light rescue response to aid their family and neighbors in the immediate aftermath of a natural catastrophe, technological accident, or human-caused incidents. The course is intended for members of the whole community and draws on information and lessons learned from a variety of disaster incidents such as hurricanes, tornados, and man-made events for discussion points. Hands-on training is used to demonstrate best practices for effective search and light rescue which can be used in both residential and commercial environments.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

Animal Emergency Services, Agricultural Safety, Citizen/Community Volunteer, Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Services, Governmental Administrative, Healthcare Hazardous Materials, Information Technology, Law Enforcement, Public Health, Public Safety Communications, Private Sector/Corporate Security & Safety Professionals, Public Works, Search and Rescue, and Transportation Security.

REGISTRATION/POINT OF CONTACT:

For questions or registration, please email the point of contact Nina Tchir at TchirN@co.somerset.nj.us.