FF197-01 Responding to Utility Emergencies

Overview

This course is designed to increase the emergency responders' knowledge of electricity and natural gas, and explains the myths and mistakes made by the first responder.

Students gain knowledge and understanding of the skills needed to identify and evaluate hazards and avoid injury. Students learn electrical and natural gas safety awareness and safe operating procedures recommended by the utility industry.

This course is designed strictly for use in the defensive mode. The course is broken into two segments: one, 4 hour block involving electricity emergencies and one, 4 hour block involving natural gas.

Course Code

FF197-01

Length

8 Hours

Fees

  • $35.00 (For members of a recognized Fire Department)
  • Please contact TFACA for non-member and/or group pricing.

Pre-Requisites

None

Restrictions

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Certification

None

Maximum Class Size

24

Required Student Materials

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Highlighter

References

None

Course Objectives

  • Student will gain specific knowledge pertaining to utility emergencies.
  • Student will identify appropriate responder skills at utility emergencies.

Other Notes

None

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