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Active Threat Integrative Response Training Photo Story

In June, the Western Region Homeland Security Council in partnership with the Massachusetts Emergency Managment Agency and the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security hosted the Active Threat Integrative Response Course which is taught by the National Center of Biomedical Research and Training of Louisiana State University. The training focuses on Rescue Task Force […]

Highlights from Amtrak Rail Training

The Western Region Homeland Security Advisory Council had the honor to partner with Amtrak Police to offer two weeks of Passenger Rail Training for First Responders. The training was held at Union Station in Springfield, Ma during the month of May. Personnel representing multiple disciplines from municipalities throughout the state attended. Responders from State and Federal […]

School Emergency Triage Training

8:15 am to 4:00 pm

The Western Region Homeland Security Advisory Council in partnership with the Franklin County School Nurse Collaborative presents School Emergency Triage Training, a program for school nurses. School Emergency Triage Training (SETT) is a disaster preparedness training providing school nurses with skills necessary to organize and lead school-based Disaster Response Teams and to perform triage in response to mass […]

Events

Officer Down Rescue Instructor Training

The Officer Down Rescue Instructor Training is a 24-hour performance level course designed to give participants the ability to teach fellow colleagues a variety of techniques, skills, and tactics which can be employed to rescue oneself, another first responder or civilian in an active threat environment. Participants will learn self-aid, buddy-aid, live-fire rescue, assorted drags […]

WRHSAC Pan Flu Planning Subcommittee Monthly Meeting

WRHSAC Pan Flu Planning Subcommittee Monthly Meeting Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 9:30am to 11:00 am Department of Public Health, 23 Service Center Road, Northampton, MA

WRHSAC Training & Exercise Subcommittee Meeting

WRHSAC Training & Exercise Subcommittee Meeting Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 9:00 am to 10:00 am Hatfield Fire Department Training Room, 3 School Street, Hatfield, MA