TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES - PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICIALS ONLY

The St. Louis County Office of Emergency Management fully supports training and exercise opportunities to further develop the knowledge base within the Public Safety profession.  Continuing Education is a vital part of our mission to ensure we are fully prepared when a disaster occurs.

The following courses are available for any Public Safety Official.

Local Offerings:

 Date                        
Training                                          Course Status

November 29, 2018
ICS220 All Hazards ICS for Effective Initial Response Course (Stem of the Planning P)      Open
This course prepares participants to assume command and effectively direct and manage resources in the initial response phase (stem of the Planning P). Serving as a team course, this material prepares personnel, beyond the Incident Commander position, to serve in various initial response overhead support roles as members of an initial response team. The concepts presented are also applicable to the initial response of short duration, low complexity types of incidents.
This course is presented in an interactive discussion and exercise format. This course places a heavy emphasis on participant interactions and activities. An activity intensive, scenario driven training that incorporates the latest in learning principles and incident management concepts.
For registration please use the following email address and include your name, agency, contact number, FEMA Student ID
Registration Email– [email protected]

Local Offerings:

 Date                        
Training                                          Course Status

October 23, 2018
MERC001 - Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Awareness      Open
This course meets the objectives of NFPA 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, (2013 Edition), OSHA 29 CFR 1910. 120. Topics will include:First Responder Roles; Identifying Hazardous Materials; Determining Routes of Entry; Understanding Hazardous Materials Regulations and Definitions; Identifying Occupancy Types and Locations where you could find Hazardous Materials; Identifying Container Shapes, Placards, Labels, and Markings, and Colors that could identify Hazardous Materials; Understanding Written Resources such as Shipping Papers and Safety Data Sheets; Understand how to use the Emergency Response Guide (2012); Understanding how using your Senses can harm you; Understand how Monitoring and Detection Devices can help you identify hazardous Materials; and How to identify a Terrorist Attack and Illicit Laboratories. Successful completion will require a score of 70% or greater on the written exam. Successful completion of this course meets the prerequisite for the Missouri Division of Fire Safety certification testing. No pre-requisites.


Additional Training Opportunities:

FEMA’s College List – Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Public Health & Medical Programs:

https://www.training.fema.gov/hiedu/collegelist/