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

Fee: 0.00

Host: Callaway County to be held at Fulton Fire Department at 151 West Tennyson Street, Fulton MO

Contact: Russell Sing at 573-592-3153 or assistantfirechief@fultonmo.org

Sessions: June 27, 2024 18:00-22:00

Partners: Highway Safety Grant — Funding provided by the Missouri Department of Transportation Traffic and Highway Safety Division.