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Training Schedules

SEVERAL CLASSES HAVE BEEN POSTPONED OR CHANGED TO A WEBINAR FORMAT DUE TO COVID-19.

SEE BELOW FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL COURSE.

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Courses and Events

Course Date(s) Location Contact/Registrar Details
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

Overview:

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 - 4:45pm 616 Bradford St. Seward, NE 68512 Course Contact: Roger Conrad Phone: 531-530-7765 E-mail: roger.conrad@nebraska.gov

Overview:

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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K0318: Local Hazard Mitigation Planning 05/18/2021 - 11:00am to 05/20/2021 - 3:00pm Online, Adobe Connect Webinar course. Emergency Management Institute Emmitsburg, MD EMI Point of Contact: Mitigation Planning Program Point of Contact: Please email FEMA-Mitigation-Planning@fema.dhs.gov or Shubha.Shrivastava@fema.dhs.gov EMI Training Point of Contact: For additional information, contact the Mitigation Branch at (301) 447-1152 or by email at fema-emi-mit@fema.dhs.gov.

K0318: Local Hazard Mitigation Planning
Course Dates:
May 18-20, 2021 (Tuesday-Thursday),12-4 p.m. - Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Course Length:
This course will be conducted in 4-hour blocks, through a virtual instructional platform consisting of three consecutive half-day modules.
Location:
Online, Adobe Connect Webinar course.
Course Description:
After attending this course, participants will be able to:
• Describe the roles and responsibilities of the various partners involved in Hazard Mitigation Planning (HMP).
• Describe how to organize the Hazard Mitigation Planning process and engage community members.
• Describe how to identify at-risk community assets and hazards as they relate to risk assessment.
• Describe the steps involved in identifying vulnerabilities, and the impacts of those vulnerabilities.
• Describe the process of developing mitigation strategies and actions that reflect the results of the risk assessment and capabilities of the community.
• Describe the process of maintaining and updating a hazard mitigation plan.
• Describe the process for implementing a hazard mitigation plan.
• Describe the available mitigation funding and assistance.
Course Goal:
The goal of this course is to provide local governments and their partners with the information necessary to prepare and implement their hazard mitigation plan.
Prerequisites:
There are no course prerequisites.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs):
EMI awards 1.2 CEUs for completion of this course.
Target Audience:
This course is for local community officials, emergency managers, planners, and other partners who are involved in hazard mitigation planning. The course is also appropriate for planning consultants.
To Apply:
Apply for this course: National Emergency Training Center Online Admissions Application (https://training.fema.gov/netc_online_admission). Registration period for this course is May 3-14.
Application Review:
To be evaluated for admission into this course, block #16 on the application form must be completed. Please refer to the Target Audience above and indicate how you meet the requirements based upon your position and experience.
Please note - NETC Admissions will notify you of your acceptance into this course via email with an Acceptance Letter/Welcome Package. The Adobe Connect course manager will send a separate email prior to the course conduct, outlining how to register for this course within the Adobe Connect system.

Notice to Applicants for EMI courses: Individuals applying for EMI classes will be required to 
register using the FEMA Student Identification (SID) number.
How do I obtain my FEMA SID number?
Step 1: To register, go to: FEMA Student Identification System (https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid)
Step 2: Click on the “Register for a FEMA SID” button on screen.
Step 3: Follow the instructions and provide the necessary information to create your account.
EMI Point of Contact:
Mitigation Planning Program Point of Contact: Please email FEMA-Mitigation- Planning@fema.dhs.gov 
or Shubha.Shrivastava@fema.dhs.gov
EMI Training Point of Contact:
For additional information, contact the Mitigation
01) 447-1152 or by email at fema-
emi-mit@fema.dhs.gov.

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Modular Emergency Response Radiological Transportation Training (MERRTT) for First Responders 05/19/2021 - 8:00am to 05/20/2021 - 5:00pm 409 E Fonner Park Rd Grand Island, NE 68801 Alyssa Sanders Phone: 402-471-7176 Email: alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov

Overview:
MERRTT is a modular course which provides 16 modules with hands-on experiences to equip emergency responders with the fundamental knowledge for responding to transportation incidents involving radiological material. MERRTT builds on existing hazardous materials curricula and satisfies the training requirements outlined in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Land Withdrawal Act.
Who should attend:
First responders, particularly those with re-sponsibilities along the I-80 corridor, EMS, lo-cal emergency managers and owners/operators of facilities with responsibilities for transporting radioactive materials.

Registration

MERRTT Flyer May 2021 Grand Island.pdf

Modular Emergency Response Radiological Transportation Training (MERRTT) for First Responders 06/10/2021 - 8:00am to 06/11/2021 - 5:00pm 402 West State Farm Road, North Platte, NE 69101 Alyssa Sanders Phone: 402-471-7176 Email: alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov

Overview:

MERRTT is a modular course which provides 16 modules with hands-on experiences to equip emergency responders with the fundamental knowledge for responding to transportation incidents involving radiological material. MERRTT builds on existing hazardous materials curricula and satisfies the training requirements outlined in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Land Withdrawal Act.



Who should attend:

First responders, particularly those with responsibilities along the I-80 corridor, EMS, local emergency managers and owners/operators of facilities with responsibilities for transporting radioactive materials.

Registrar

MERRTT Flyer June 2021 North Platte.pdf

 

dular Emergency Response Radiological Transportation Training (MERRTT) for First Responders 06/23/2021 - 8:00am to 06/24/2021 - 5:00pm Omaha Public Safety Training Center (OPSTC) 11616 Rainwood Road Omaha, NE. 68142 Alyssa Sanders Coordinator, State Emergency Response Commission OFFICE I 402-471-7176 CELL I 402-326-0040 alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov

Overview:

MERRTT is a modular course which provides 16 modules with hands-on experiences to equip emergency responders with the fundamental knowledge for responding to transportation incidents involving radiological material. MERRTT builds on existing hazardous materials curricula and satisfies the training requirements outlined in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Land Withdrawal Act.

Who should attend:

First responders, particularly those with responsibilities along the I-80 corridor, EMS, local emergency managers and owners/operators of facilities with responsibilities for transporting radioactive materials.

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HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INSTRUCTOR TRAINING by TEEX ***POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER 09/21/2021 - 8:00am to 09/25/2021 - 11:45am 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

POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER 21-24, 2021

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.

Prerequisites
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.

Topics
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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