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2 Day Disaster Management Training

Thursday, May 31, 2018   (1 Comments)
Posted by: Laurie Dougherty
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June 18th & 19th, 2018
Don't miss out on the two day disaster management training.  There are still spaces.  The cost is only $40.00 for both days and includes breakfast and lunch.  

Sign up here 

Invite your Public Officials, Public Safety Officers, Health Department, Hospitals and others to attend for a coordinated disaster management plan for your utility!




TRAINING CLASSIFICATION: Emergency Planning & Preparation
IEPA#:   3816

TOPIC: This DHS/FEMA sponsored course presents information in accordance with the National Preparedness Guidelines for preventing, protecting, mitigating, responding and recovering from natural, technological or man-made incidents affecting water and/or wastewater facilities. The course introduces the various hazards to which water and wastewater systems may be vulnerable and the potential effects hazards may induce. Participants are guided through portions of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Response Protocol Toolbox (RPTB) to identify steps in the response and recovery processes. Case studies on disasters and hypothetical water and wastewater incidents are examined. Participants also practice developing a response and recovery plan for a water or wastewater incident.

INSTRUCTOR:   Ron Lavender, Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX)

- If you are not a U.S. Citizen, you must be vetted by the Department of Homeland Security.  This process takes about 60 days, so if you are not registered more than 60 days prior to the class, you will not be allowed to participate.
-Upon successful completion of the course, certificates will be issued by Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) not ISAWWA 

-Registration fee covers continental breakfast and lunch.  This is a working lunch.

-FEMA now requires all participants to obtain a FEMA Student ID number.  It is free, takes only a few minutes and is required for all DHS/FEMA classes, including this one.  Sign up for your student ID number by going to:

REGISTRATION & HOURS: Registration begins at 7:30am. The training will start at 8:00am and will conclude by 4:00pm. Earn up to 16 Professional Development Hours (PDH's) for engineers or Renewal Training Credit (RTC) hours for water operators. Continental breakfast & Lunch will be included.


Ted Meckes says...
Posted Thursday, June 14, 2018
When is this?

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