Wednesday, April 29, 2020 to Thursday, April 30, 2020
8:30 AM until 5:00 PM
The registration period has closed for this event.
The Surface Transportation Emergency Preparedness and Security for Freight by Rail or Highway (STEPS-Freight) course goal is to provide participants with the training necessary to identify the roles and responsibilities of preparedness, prevention, and response to emergencies involving surface transportation freight and passenger systems. Participants will be able to identify the hazards of Hazardous Material/ Weapons of Mass Destruction (HazMat/WMD/IEDs and apply this information to the appropriately to the applicable areas of an incident. Participants will gain familiarization with NIMS/NRF in order prioritize organizational management needs, resource allocation, evacuation strategies and response operations. Participants will demonstrate proficiency during an incident while providing solutions to minimize the impact to the responders, the citizens, the environment, and the critical infrastructure of the area and address the priorities of the National Preparedness Guidelines and Target Capabilities List to include Mission Areas such as Communications, Planning, Risk Management, CBRNE Detection, Critical Infrastructure Protection, On-site Incident Management, Responder Safety and Health, Citizen Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place, and others.
Participants should have repsonsibility for the management or security or either facilities or jurisdictions impacted by local, regional, or interstate trucking and/or rail freight traffic. There are no specific course prerequisites, however, participants are strongly encouraged to complete incident management courses IS 100, IS 200, and IS700 before attending this course.
The participant audience includes any agency that may respond to a major emergency, disaster or event, including:
Woodinville Fir & Rescue HQ/ Station 31
17718 Woodinville Snohomish RD NE
Woodinville, WA 98072
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Lieutenant Rocky Martinez,
Lunch will not be provided - but there are restaurant close by.