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WMD Radiological/Nuclear Awareness Course and Train-the-Trainer: CTOS (AWR-140) and (AWR-140.1)

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The Counter Terrorism Operational Support (CTOS), a member of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC), will be instructing the DHS approved training courses titled, " WMD Radiological/Nuclear Awareness Course and Train-the-Trainer (AWR-140) and (AWR-140.1)".

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


This instructor-led course presents a radiological/nuclear WMD overview consisting of ionizing radiation fundamentals, terminology, health effects, and recognition factors. This information is requisite knowledge for responders performing the interdiction/prevention mission as well as first responders and other personnel who are likely to be the first to arrive on the scene of a radiological/nuclear incident. This fundamental knowledge of ionizing radiation and its effects is vital to responder safety, allowing performance of their mission while keeping the risk to themselves and the public as low as reasonably achievable.


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


For questions or registration, please email the point of contact Cynthia Bella at