Electric Vehicle Safety for First Responders - CP20238

  • Feb. 4, 2020
  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Ozark Fire Protection District
    604 North Third Street
    Ozark, MO 65721 directions to this event

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.

Course Meeting Dates/Times:
Tue, 4 Feb 2020 - 6-PM-10PM

Host Agency:
Ozark Fire Protection District

To Register Contact:
Aaron Heaton
417-581-4436

Funding Source (Sponsor):
Funding provided by the Division of Fire Safety (DFS) and the Missouri Fire Safety Education / Advisory Commission. State Funding sources include the DFS General Revenue (GR) Fire Training Fund and Fire Education Fund.

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Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST):

  • 4 hours Technical

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