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Hazardous Material Technician and Confined Space Operations Technician training available! These courses are free to Wisconsin Responders under the HMEP Grant Program. Visit www.trainingwisconsin.org for class details and to register.
A New Zealand coroner's inquest into why eight people who survived the 2011 CTV building collapse in Christchurch—but died in the rubble before they could be rescued—has resulted in several recommendations for the emergency response community, including: • More expeditious deployment of US&R teams • Joint training between US&R teams and other responding agencies • Heavy machinery training for USAR techs For more: http://tinyurl.com/y6rr4ynp
The REACT Center will be conducting a Confined Space Operations and Technician Course on April 9-12, 2019 This 40-hour course is designed to train the student in the skills required for certification in Confined Space Rescue. Skills for this program of instruction are drawn out of the job performance requirements found in Chapter 7 of NFPA 1006 and meet the requirements of NFPA 1670. Students will receive instruction on the fundamentals of rope rescue as well as fundamental and advanced instruction in confined space rescue in both classroom and practical settings, including scenario-based instruction. For more information contact Dorothy Bristor, REACT Training Officer at: email@example.com or 608-316-5042.
Today was Day #1 of a Hazardous Materials Operations Course for the Wisconsin CERFP at the REACT Center.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Milwaukee Police Department as they mourn the loss of another officer.