https://training.fema.gov/is/courseo...05&d=9/28/2017

Course Overview
This awareness-level course introduces Environmental Health Responders to the special circumstances they may face and tasks they may perform during emergency preparedness for, response to, and recovery from disasters.

Course Objectives:
Define the roles and responsibilities of Environmental Health Responders in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from emergencies and disasters.
Recognize key emergency preparedness initiatives and activities at the national level, and within State, local, and Tribal jurisdictions.
Identify safety and health steps taken by Environmental Health Responders prior to and during field deployment.
Define the role of Environmental Health Responders in protecting potable water supplies and ensuring safe drinking water.
Define the role of Environmental Health Responders in ensuring food safety.
Define the role of Environmental Health Responders in addressing wastewater issues.
Recognize the role of Environmental Health Responders in conducting building assessments.
Recognize challenges, effective strategies, and procedures for controlling and managing vectors and pests.
Recognize the role of Environmental Health Responders in addressing solid waste and debris issues.
Define the role of Environmental Health Responders in establishing, monitoring, and ensuring safety and health in mass-care environments, including shelters.
Recognize the role of Environmental Health Responders during radiation incidents.

Course Length:
8 hours