Electric Vehicle Safety for First Responders - CP22185

Description

Hours: 4 | Prerequisites: Yes | Students: 15–30 | POST: Yes

The National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) Electric Vehicle Safety Training Project is providing firefighters and first responders with the information and materials necessary to respond to emergency situations involving electric vehicles. This training will help first responders identify electric vehicles and respond to common hazards. Topics include: myths versus reality with regard to hybrid electric vehicles (HEV), plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) and electric vehicle safety concerns (EV); basic electric concepts and hazards; vehicle systems and safety features; initial response procedures; and, emergency operations. The course provides for student interaction and scenarios to provide expand learning principles established in the course.

Prerequisites:

  • Firefighter I and II or equivalent.
  • Participants shall also have a background in vehicle extrication.

Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST):

  • 4 hours Technical

Host Agency: Bloomfield Fire Department

To Register Contact:
Daniel Dew
573-321-8671
[email protected] 

Cost: Free

Partners: Missouri Department of Transportation

Funding provided by the Missouri Department of Transportation Traffic and and Highway Safety Division

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