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Welcome to the Franklin County Public Safety Training Center! You will find a list of available courses, events and resources on our website.

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 • Sep 20

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There is currently an opening for the position of Full Time Deputy Sheriff in the Sheriff's office.

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 • Sep 17

Franklin County Public Safety Training Center

In an emergency are you prepared to administer CPR? If not, sign up for a class at these local places! #NationalPreparednessMonth
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🔹 American Red Cross
🔹 Carlisle Family YMCA
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🔹 UPMC Pinnacle
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MERRTT – Modular Emergency Response Radiological
Transportation Training

DESCRIPTION: This training program is designed to take the complex topic of a radiological accident response and
break it down into easily understood modules and hands-on practical exercises. Students will receive a comprehensive review ensuring their understanding of radioactive material, radiological survey instruments and decontamination techniques for handling radiologically contaminated victims. Hands-on practical exercises verify the student understanding and knowledge. Upon successful completion of the course students will receive a certificate from the Department of Energy’s Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program, including up to 10.5 hours of continuing education hours (CEH) for medical response personnel.

COURSE MODULES INCLUDE:
 Radiological Basics
 Biological Effects
 Radioactive Material Shipping Packages
 Hazard Recognition
 Initial Response Actions
 Patient Handling
 Incident Control
 Rad Survey Instruments & Dosimetry Devices
 Decontamination, Disposal and Documentation
 DOE Shipments and Resources
 Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
 Pre-Hospital Practices
 Transportation of Safeguards Material
 Transportation by Rail
 Incident Command
 Public Information Officer
Plus 5 practical hands-on activities: Radiological Instrument Use, Patient Handling, Assessing Package Integrity, Survey of Contaminated Personnel, and a Picture Card Practical

PREREQUISITES: None

COST: No fee for the course. Food, lodging, and transportation are the responsibility of the participant.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Fire, HAZMAT, EMS, and LE who would support activities at a radiological transportation accident.

LOCATION: Letterkenny Army Depot Bldg 102
102 Overcash Ave,
Chambersburg, PA 17201

TIME: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, both days

REGISTRATION: www.fcpstc.org

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: NOV. 26, 2018

POINT OF CONTACT: Travis Sims
717-264-2813
tesims@franklincountypa.gov
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