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General Information
Event Name: Environmental Unit Leader
Hosted By: Environmental Response Training Program (ERTP)
ERT - OSRTI
Event Description:

This course provides participants course work and hands-on training for the position of Environmental Unit Leader (ENVL). It covers the role and responsibilities of an ENVL and the relationship of the ENVL to other incident personnel within the Incident Command System (ICS). The student will become familiar with the various incident-related documents, software programs and other resources that may be used by an ENVL.

Topics include: the Environmental Unit's role in the Incident Command System; staffing and organizing the Environmental Unit; sample plan development; monitoring and sampling techniques; laboratory resources; toxicology; modeling applications and limitations; treatment and disposal; and decontamination. Instructional methods include a combination of lectures, videos, case studies, class discussions, and group exercises.

Target Group
This course is intended for U.S. EPA and U.S. Coast Guard personnel who have completed the Incident Command System courses I-100, 200, and 300, IS-700b and IS-800c, and who have been identified to be a part of an Incident Management Team.

Objectives
After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the management and leadership function of the ENVL Leader
  • Define the interactions of the ENVL with other functional positions in the incident management team
  • Understand how and when to incorporate multiple agency expertise into the Environmental Unit of the Planning Section
  • Define various response technologies that may be needed to support the operations of the Environmental Unit during a major incident
  • Understand toxicology, and health and safety issues as they apply to a response
  • Understand the capability and/or limitations of numerical models as tools to support the operations of the Environmental Unit during a response
  • List the contents of the Environmental Unit Leader Tool Box

Students may obtain an electronic copy of the student manual for personal printing or e-reading at:

https://ertpvu.org/ClassroomCourseDetail.aspx?id=28

Note: A laptop is recommended

Registration Status: Postponed
Event Begins: January 15, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Event Ends: January 17, 2013 at 5:00 PM
For questions about this event, please contact: Registrar
Phone: 513-251-7669
E-mail: ertp-registrar@tetratech.com
Additional Information:

Limited to U.S. EPA and U.S. Coast Guard personnel

Location
This event will be held at: EPA Region 2
Edison Environmental Center
2890 Woodbridge Ave
Edison, NJ 08837-3679
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Location Contact Information: Carl Pellegrino
Phone: 732-321-6794
E-mail: pellegrino.carl@epa.gov
 
Hotel Information
Hotel name and address: Arrangements for hotel accommodations, if needed, are the responsibility of individual participants.
   
   

 

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