Emergency Response Team Coordinator

Introductory Information:

This program is designed to provide Emergency Response Team Coordinators with the knowledge required to ensure their ERT is capable of responding to emergencies safely.

Main Topics Covered in this Course Include:

  • Creating a Training Schedule

  • Planning and Preparing for Training

  • Training Records

  • Obtaining Equipment

  • Equipment Readiness

  • Using a Standard Operating Guide

Legal Requirements:

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in its standard on industrial fire brigades (29 CFR 1910.156) requires that employers provide fire brigade leaders and training instructors with training and education that is more comprehensive than that provided to the general membership of the fire brigade.

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has also adopted a standard on Industrial Fire Brigades (NFPA 600). This standard requires that industrial fire brigade members designated as leaders shall receive training and education commensurate with their response duties. Like OSHA, NFPA also requires that such training must be more comprehensive than that provided to other brigade members

Course Duration: 4 Hours

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