First Responders Special Operations Response Awareness (Meth Labs, Chemical Suicides, HME, etc.)

Public safety agencies are increasingly responding to “special operations” incidents such as clandestine drug labs, chemical suicides, Homemade Explosives (HME), marijuana grows and crimes involving chemicals.

Response operations at these current and emerging threats can expose responders to a wide range of hazards such as criminal elements and a multitude of chemical and explosive hazards. Session addresses recognition, identification and response issues that first responders must manage prior to the arrival of those teams with specialized training and equipment.

Course covers:

* Chemical Suicides
* Homemade Explosives (HME)
* Improvised Explosive Devices (IED)
* Indoor Marijuana Grows
* Clandestine Drug Labs Overview (One Pots/Shake & Bakes)
* Command Considerations and Scene Safety
* Joint Response Operations


Date: Friday, November 11th, 2011 (0830-1230)

Location: Lewisville Fire Department, Training Room, 216 Lewisville-Clemmons Road, Lewisville, NC 27023

Registration: Students are required to register at [email protected] with name, agency and e-mail by Nov. 7th, 2011.

STUDENTS MUST BE A CURRENT MEMBER OF A FIRE DEPT, LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, EMS, HAZMAT TEAM, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE OR THE MILITARY TO ATTEND AND MUST HAVE PROPER I.D.



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