Incident Management & Preparedness Training

Optional Recommended Courses 


IS-909: Community Preparedness: Implementing Simple Activities for Everyone

An In-Depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness, designed to help the citizens learn how to protect themselves and their families against all types of hazards. It can be used as a reference source or as a step-by-step manual. The focus of the content is on how to develop, practice, and maintain emergency plans that reflect what must be done before, during, and after a disaster to protect people and their property. Also included is information on how to assemble a disaster supplies kit that contains the food, water, and other supplies in sufficient quantity for individuals and their families to survive.

The Emergency Response Guidebook* (ERG2016) is a tool to use during the initial phase of an incident involving hazardous materials. It is intended for personnel who may be the first to arrive at the scene of the incident. It is primarily designed to aid in (1) quickly identifying the specific or generic classification of the material(s) involved in the incident and (2) protecting themselves and the general public during this initial response phase of the incident.

IS-5.A: An Introduction to Hazardous Materials

This course is intended to provide a general introduction to hazardous materials that can serve as a foundation for more specific studies in the future. This course does not meet Hazardous Materials response requirements identified in HAZWOPER (29 CFR 1910.120(q)).