Disaster Management for Public Services

MGT317 - 16.00 Hours

Description

US FlagThe Disaster Management for Public Services course provides real world training to public service professionals helping to provide both the knowledge and skills necessary to protect their communities and infrastructure from potential or actual threats. During this course, participants work together in multidisciplinary teams to apply the course information with their professional experience in a variety of hands-on, small group activities, and disaster scenarios.

This course brings together emergency management personnel who are expected to identify and mitigate hazards, and who plan and manage disaster response and recovery efforts within their jurisdictions. Representatives from public service agencies, fire services, law enforcement, emergency medical services, emergency planning, public health, and hazardous materials response organizations are encouraged to attend.

Participants will be introduced to natural and man-made disasters to which public services may be vulnerable. This course also explains emergency planning and management and the regulatory systems, documents, and directives that guide disaster response. Response factors, such as hazard control zones, resources, and responder safety are also discussed. Recovery considerations, such as funding assistance and demobilization, are also explained.

Schedule

  • Details
    11/5/2019 - 11/6/2019
    Kissimmee FL
    EU  MGT317  418
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    11/6/2019 - 11/7/2019
    Dover NH
    EU  MGT317  428
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    11/6/2019 - 11/7/2019
    Troy MI
    EU  MGT317  429
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    11/12/2019 - 11/13/2019
    Blue Lake CA
    EU  MGT317  410
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    11/13/2019 - 11/14/2019
    New Orleans LA
    EU  MGT317  430
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    11/13/2019 - 11/14/2019
    Tamarac FL
    EU  MGT317  431
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    11/16/2019 - 11/17/2019
    Savannah GA
    EU  MGT317  432
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    12/3/2019 - 12/4/2019
    Iowa City IA
    EU  MGT317  421
  • Details
    1/14/2020 - 1/15/2020
     
    EU  MGT317  435
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    1/14/2020 - 1/15/2020
    Sidney OH
    EU  MGT317  436
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    1/28/2020 - 1/29/2020
    McMinnville OR
    EU  MGT317  433
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    2/19/2020 - 2/20/2020
    Auburn AL
    EU  MGT317  420

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

US FlagThe Disaster Management for Public Services course provides real world training to public service professionals helping to provide both the knowledge and skills necessary to protect their communities and infrastructure from potential or actual threats. During this course, participants work together in multidisciplinary teams to apply the course information with their professional experience in a variety of hands-on, small group activities, and disaster scenarios.

This course brings together emergency management personnel who are expected to identify and mitigate hazards, and who plan and manage disaster response and recovery efforts within their jurisdictions. Representatives from public service agencies, fire services, law enforcement, emergency medical services, emergency planning, public health, and hazardous materials response organizations are encouraged to attend.

Participants will be introduced to natural and man-made disasters to which public services may be vulnerable. This course also explains emergency planning and management and the regulatory systems, documents, and directives that guide disaster response. Response factors, such as hazard control zones, resources, and responder safety are also discussed. Recovery considerations, such as funding assistance and demobilization, are also explained.

Prerequisites

Participants are expected to have successfully completed IS-100PWb, IS-200, and IS-700. These courses can be found online at: http://training.fema.gov/IS/NIMS.asp.

 

 

Course Completion Requirements

FEMA Student ID Requirement

Prior to course delivery, the hosting jurisdiction for the class shall inform all participants of the FEMA requirement to establish a FEMA Student Identification Number (SID). This can be accomplished by registering at FEMA’s website. Participants will be asked to provide their SID when they arrive and complete the registration process for the 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 a minimum of 80% of the 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.

Recommended

It is recommended the participant complete IS-800. This course can be found online at: https://training.fema.gov/nims/

Topics

Threats to Public Services+Mitigation+Disaster Planning and Management+Disaster Response+Disaster Recovery+Public Information

Suggested Audience

  • Disaster management personnel
  • Public works personnel
  • First responders
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Building inspectors
  • Communications personnel
  • Facilities management personnel
  • Parks and recreation personnel
  • Solid waste personnel
  • Street and road maintenance personnel
  • Traffic and transportation personnel
  • Utilities (water, wastewater, electric, gas, and telephone) industry professionals

 

 

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

1.6 CEUs
  • ACE
  • Government Programs

    For DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact itsi@teex.tamu.edu or call (800) 723-3811+GSA contract number: GS-07F-0357V. GSA customers, to register please contact itsi@teex.tamu.edu or call (800) 723-3811

    Contact Information

    Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
    OSHA Training Institute Education Center
    Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811

    Resources

    MGT317 Executive Summary

     

     

     

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