Agency Press Releases

Registration for NTSB's Emergency Responders course still open



Tuesday, November 08, 2011

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                      NTSB PRESS RELEASE

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National Transportation Safety Board

Washington, DC 20594

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 7, 2011

 

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Registration for NTSB's Emergency Responders course still

open

 

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WASHINGTON - Registration for the National Transportation

Safety Board's Transportation Disaster Response - Emergency

Responders course, being held on November 15-17, 2011, is

still open. 

 

The course, designed for emergency responders and planners,

focuses on:

*integrating incident command systems and investigative

processes during a transportation disaster;

 

*responding to transportation events involving

terrorism and/or hazardous materials;

 

*maximizing resources, on-site security, and support

staffing;

 

*responding to media inquiries and managing the press;

 

*communicating with the local community and family

members of  victims;

 

*providing assistance to family members;

 

*the forensic aspects of recovery and victim

identification; and 

 

*long-term issues facing the affected community

following a major disaster.

 

For registration and additional information on this course

being held at the NTSB's Training Center, Ashburn, Virginia,

click on the following link: http://go.usa.gov/8hs.

 

 

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