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Courses and Events

Course Date(s) Location Contact/Registrar Details
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TECHNICIAN (80 hrs) 12/10/2020 - 4:30pm to 03/07/2021 - 5:00pm Wayne Fire Dept. 510 Tomar Ave. Wayne, NE 68787 Bill Pfeifer Training Specialist (402) 641 7194 Email bill.pfeifer@nebraska.gov


Hazardous Materials Technician (80 hrs)

· This course is based on NFPA 472, 2013 edition, Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents. This course will use a foundation of basic chemistry which will enable the first responder with the knowledge to respond to a release of an unknown solid/liquid/or gas with the purpose of controlling and stopping the release. The function of the responder at the technician level is to operate in an “offensive” manner which means to plug, patch, or stop the release of hazardous substances at the source. Through the use of practical exercises and teamwork responders will gain the necessary knowledge to demonstrate competency in implementing the emergency response plan; determine and classify a product and be able to verify known and unknown materials using field survey instruments and equipment; function within an assigned role in the incident command system; understand hazard and risk assessment techniques; perform advanced control, containment, and/or confinement operations, implement decontamination procedures; understand termination procedures and understand basic chemical and toxicological terminology and behavior.

· Requirements for Certification: Candidates shall be at least 18 years of age. Complete a practical skills examination (PSE) with a "Passing" score. Complete an 100-question written examination with a passing score of 70% or higher

· No Lodging or Meals are provided during this course.

· Student must attend all classes to receive the state certificate.






ICS 400 02/25/2021 - 8:00am to 02/26/2021 - 5:00pm NENG JFHQ 3rd Floor Conf Room 2433 NW 24th Street Lincoln, NE 68524 Roger Conrad roger.conrad@nebraska.gov 402-530-7765 Cell

This course provides training and resources for personnel who require advanced application of ICS. This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100 through ICS-300.
ICS 300 is a required prerequisite.
Student Materials will be supplied via a USB Thumb Drive Please bring an electronic device that can read a USB Thumb Drive
No Lodging or Meals are provided during this course.
Student must attend all classes to receive the state certificate.
Current COVID - 19 Rules will apply please bring your mask.  
NEMA will provide wipes and sprays for disinfecting  work surfaces, Social distancing will be followed

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L-967 All Hazards Logistics Section Chief 03/15/2021 - 8:30am to 03/19/2021 - 5:00pm Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) 2433 NW, 24th Street Lincoln, NE 68524 NENG Penterman Bldg. Room 2150 Alisia LaMay 402-440-9479 Alisia.lamaylsc3@gmail.com Jon Rosenlund 308-390-7336 jonr@grand-island.com

Course Description

This course provides local- and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Logistics Section Chief on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT). These responsibilities fall into two categories: responding to the incident and effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of a Logistics Section Chief on an AHIMT. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge.

Selection Criteria: NIMS ICS All-Hazards training should be completed by personnel who are regularly assigned to Functional, Support, or Unit Leader positions on Type 3 or 4 AHIMTs, or by those persons who desire to seek credentials/certification in those positions.

Course Objectives
Demonstrate an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of a Logistics Section Chief on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team.

Emergency Management

Mission Areas

Prerequisite Courses:

There is no fee to attend this course.

· Class is limited to 20 students

Registration Deadline is March 8, 2021

COVID DHM Protocols will be Used - Bring Masks

· No Lodging or Meals are provided during this course.

· Students must attend all classes to receive the FEMA certificate.



Disability Awareness Training 03/25/2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Virtual Cary Newman, Program Manager Phone: (716) 286-8139 carynewman@niagara.edu

Designed to address planning, preparedness, response and recovery as it relates to people with disabilities and access and functional needs, NU DAT defines the topic as regulated by the Americans with Disabilities Act and established by FEMA. The program was implemented in New York, with much success, with funding from the New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council.
This presentation is a prelude to the full program and will introduce you to emergency planning, preparedness, response, and recovery as it relates to people with disabilities and access and functional needs, what it takes to get the whole community approach as a concept, how inclusive planning and active participation are applied, and what your role is in advancing the cause.

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G 557 Rapid Needs Assessment 05/12/2021 - 8:00am to 5:00pm 8400 144th Street STE 100 Weeping Water, NE 68463 Course Contact: Roger Conrad Phone: 531-530-7765 E-mail: roger.conrad@nebraska.gov


This course provides information and resources that will enable participants to plan an effective Damage Assessment Program and conduct rapid and effective damage assessments in order to save lives, protect property and the environment, and begin the process of recovery and mitigation.

Recommended Prerequisites:

·  IS-0100.b, Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS-100;

·  IS-0200.b, Incident Command System for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents;

·  IS-0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction;

·  IS-0800.b, National Response Framework, An Introduction

·  IS-0120.a, An Introduction to Exercises; and

·  IS-0130, Exercise Evaluation and Improvement Planning

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G 235 Emergency Planning 05/13/2021 - 8:00am to 05/14/2021 - 5:00pm 616 Bradford St. Seward, NE 68512 Course Contact: Roger Conrad Phone: 531-530-7765 E-mail: roger.conrad@nebraska.gov


This course is designed for emergency management personnel who are involved in developing an effective emergency planning system. This course offers training in the fundamentals of the emergency planning process, including the rationale behind planning. It will develop your capability for effective participation in the all-hazard emergency operations planning process to save lives and protect property threatened by disaster.

Course Objectives:

At the completion of this course, you should be able to:

· Identify doctrine and guidance for emergency planning.

· Indicate the relationship between preparedness and planning.

· Identify the purpose and components of an emergency operations plan.

· Identify the steps in the planning process.

· Determine the status of your jurisdiction’s emergency planning

Recommended Prerequisites:

· FEMA IS-235 and IS-800

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HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INSTRUCTOR TRAINING by TEEX ***POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER 09/21/2021 - 8:00am to 09/24/2021 - 12:00pm Bellevue Fire Training Center 3100 SP Benson Drive Bellevue, NE 68123 Course Contact Jesse Eret Program Specialist Sarpy County Emergency Management Phone: (402) 593-5955 Email: jeret@sarpy.com


Course Description
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) under the Department of Transportation requires that Hazmat Employers* train all Hazmat Employees** within 90 days of starting in the position and conduct recurrent training every three years thereafter.  The Hazardous Materials Transportation Train the Trainer course, offered at no-cost, is designed for personnel who will be preparing and conducting this training. Course participants will learn applicable PHMSA requirements as well as principles of adult education and effective instructional design. In addition, participants will learn how to develop a systematic training program to ensure that hazmat employees are trained in the five areas required by 49 CFR 72 Subpart H: General awareness/familiarization, Function-specific, Safety, Security awareness, and In-Depth security.

* Hazmat Employer: a person who uses one or more employees regarding: transporting hazmat in commerce; causing hazmat to be transported or shipped in commerce; or designing, manufacturing, fabricating, inspecting, representing, marking, certifying, selling, offering, reconditioning, testing, repairing, or modifying packaging as qualified for use in the transportation of hazmat.

** Hazmat Employee: a person employed by a hazmat employer, or person who is self-employed, and who directly affects hazmat transportation safety including: an owner-operator of a motor vehicle that transports hazmat; a person who: loads, unloads, or handles hazmat; designs, manufactures, fabricates, inspects, tests, reconditions, repairs, modifies, marks, or otherwise represents packaging as qualified for use in the transportation of hazmat; prepares hazmat for transportation; is responsible for safety of transporting hazmat; or operates a vehicle used to transport hazmat.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Attendance Requirements
Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend 100% of class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

DOT Training Requirements for Transportation of Hazardous Materials
Principals of Adult Learning
Training, Design, and Delivery
PHMSA’S Hazardous Materials Transportation Training Modules
Employees Who Load and Unload Hazardous Materials
Employees Who Prepare Bulks and Non-Bulk Packaging
Employees Who Prepare and/or Sign Shipping Papers
Employees Who Report Incidents
Employees With Security Responsibilities
Suggested Audience
This course is designed for industry personnel to include, hazmat employers, EHS professionals, operation managers, safety managers, shipping and receiving managers, hazardous waste generators, environmental consultants, warehouse supervisors, and Hazmat transporters.

This Course is a 3.5 Day Course and will Start at 8:00 AM everyday and will end at 5:00PM except for Friday the 15th which will end at 12:00 PM.


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