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If you are in Florida, check out the Florida Citizen Corps for local CERT program information.
This block of instruction will build on existing fire extinguishing skills of CERT members. This block of instruction is a combination of lecture and exercise that will reinforce knowledge use of the Incident Command System (ICS) as well as patient assessment, emergency treatment and utilization of START triage system. The focus of this exercise will be to educate CERT members on the use of Thermal Imagers utilized by many fire and rescue personnel nationwide. Classroom lecture where participants will learn more about the public works departments and their role in response and recovery to disasters or emergencies. The City of Fort Myers HAZMAT team will present a lecture on the HAZMAT team capabilities, tools, resources and participants will have a chance to see the equipment they use up close. This training course will explore the responsibilities and duties that a contemporary law enforcement professional confronts each day.
Participants will be given a lecture presentation on HAM radio operations, and then gain have hands on experience trying to make “contact” with other radio operators live on-air. Hands on team building activity that relies on strong, accurate communication to “build” an item sight unseen using team members that are in separate rooms. Registration is currently open for the September CERT (Community Emergency Response Training) class, which will coincide with National Preparedness month. This training covers basic skills that are important to know when emergency services are not immediately available.
The course begins Thursday, September 10 and runs seven consecutive Thursdays through October 22, 2009. Lamorinda Community Emergency Response TeamServing Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda and surrounding unincorporated communities.
The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program helps train people to be better prepared to respond to emergency situations in their communities.
We have just finished our Winter 2016 class in the Jennifer Russell Building at the Lafayette Community Center. A meeting of the Lamorinda CERT Foundation Board of Directors will be held on November 30, 2016 to discuss and vote on changes to the Bylaws. Lamorinda CERT and the Lafayette Emergency Preparedness Commission will present a free Lafayette Safety Fair and CERT Exhibition at Stanley Middle School from 8 a.m.
Wednesday, April 1st, 8am-Noon – Need volunteers to play victims for a county wide evacuation drill in Skilled Nursing Facilities. Sandi and Todd Gritzer helped staff the Lamorinda CERT table at the 2015 Lamorinda Home Expo today at the Lafayette Veteran’s Memorial Center. We’ve added a chat function to our website so people with questions can ask online as long as one of our staff is available to answer. On Thursday, October 16th the Lamorinda Cities of Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda along with MOFD participated in the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Exercise. Lamorinda CERT provided parking direction at the 2014 Lafayette Art & Wine Festival on September 19, 20 and 21st. CERT volunteers are urgently needed  to handle parking direction at the Lafayette Art & Wine Festival.


The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program helps train people to be better prepared to respond to emergency situations in their communities.
The CERT course is taught in the community by a trained team of first responders who have completed a CERT Train-the-Trainer course conducted by their state training office for emergency management, or FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute (EMI), located in Emmitsburg, Maryland. CERT training includes disaster preparedness, disaster fire suppression, basic disaster medical operations, and light search and rescue operations. The Mid-Valley Campus Community Emergency Response Team currently consists of 22 students and one faculty, Professor Kelly E.
Graduation took place the Wednesday before Thanksgiving and consisted of the team engaging in a mock exercise and then receiving their certificates. TweetRecently, six community and private sector based Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) from around the region, including one from the City of Burbank, took part in the Fourth Annual CERT Invitational held at the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Del Valle Training Center in Fillmore. Burbank Fire Chief Tom Lenahan address the CERT Members during the morning welcoming address.
Local government’s public safety units (firefighters and police) respond to emergency calls on a daily basis.
The CERT Invitational allows these organized CERT teams to test their emergency response skills in a friendly competition, while building a sense of camaraderie amongst these teams from various jurisdictions. Burbank’s CERT Team is prepared and ready for any emergency, pictured here during CERT Compilation. This entry was posted in City of Burbank, News and tagged burbank cert, community emergency response team on October 11, 2013 by Lisa Paredes. The best players in baseball came to play for Muck and I was so lucky to be by his side all those years. Participants will be partnered with a team member (their CERT Buddy) and an instructor who is a professional firefighter.
Participants will work in small groups to respond to calls where they will establish command, request assistance and communicate with EMS, and employ the START system on live “moulaged” victim role players. Participants will be able to try on a HAZMAT suit and see what it is like to try and perform delicate tasks with all of the gear on. An overview of local, state, and federal limitations will be reviewed and the student will learn how complimentary the various criminal justice systems are. CERT Training fills up very quickly, the classes only accommodate about 35 people, so community members are advised to sign up early. In case of an emergency, you can make a difference by using this training to save lives and protect property right here in Santa Clarita. When emergencies happen, CERT members can give critical support to first responders, provide immediate assistance to victims, and organize spontaneous volunteers at a disaster site. The new products are inexpensive parts that will keep your drums clean and your future water stores sealed. A lot of visitors expressed interest in CERT and we expect some of them to sign up for classes. Mary’s College Public Safety, ConFire, Moraga-Orinda Fire, Contra Costa County Sherrif and AMR EMS services in an Active Shooter drill yesterday. The training is designed to prepare CERT volunteers to help themselves, their families, and their community.


However, in a catastrophic disaster, these public safety agencies may not be able to respond to all incidents.
Each team trains in a slightly different manner following a standardized national curriculum; this event allows these teams to train together and become familiar with the other jurisdiction’s team members and methods of responding before the real crisis occurs. The training is free, and includes topics like search and rescue, fire safety, first aid (including certification), HAZMAT and more.
They will enter a darkened, simulated smoke environment inside a burn building demonstrating proper safety techniques advancing to the seat of the fire and extinguish the fire using the PASS system.
Participants will have first aid kits and handbooks to assist them with their decision making.
Myths and misperceptions that are portrayed in the media and constitutional restraints will also be discussed.
A premium is placed on developing skills to meet the challenges of emergency preparedness as well as to acquaint the general public with the capabilities of Amateur Radio. CERT members can also help with non-emergency projects that help improve the safety of the community. They are opaque FDA Blue to keep out light so bacteria will not grow (clear containers must be kept in darkness). CERT volunteers can make a difference by doing the greatest good for the greatest number of victims. Peterson is the advisor to the Mid-Valley Criminal Justice Club and the person who arranged for the CERT training.
Peterson plans on coordinating additional training during the spring 2011 semester and on taking the train-the-trainer training as well.
CERT trains regular citizens in ways to take care of themselves, their family and their neighborhood. Teams were able to practice a real-life scenario on a four-lane highway with an overturned tanker truck and people screaming. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help. Critique and discussion of emergency responders’ actions are paramount to improving community strategies to address these critical incidents. They are also taught how to respond as part of an organized team to support their community in time of crisis. Their capabilities are tested in real life emergency situations with Hollywood-style makeup and special effects. Cribbing, in which heavy items like file cabinets are lifted off of people, and the other events all tested teamwork and communication skills in stressful situations. CERT members also are encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking a more active role in emergency preparedness projects in their community. It’s also a great way to get involved in your local community in a perfectly understandable, OPSEC-friendly way.



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