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Officer Down Rescue Instructor Training

Swift River Gun Club, Belchertown, MA

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 and […]

Emerging Threats Training

The Boylston Rooms, Easthampton, MA

Response calls are escalating in complexity.  An every-day, ordinary call can suddenly become a multi-discipline, multi-agency response, filled with unknown and life-threatening hazards for first responders & the public. First responders need to quickly identify when an incident requires enhanced, specialty response and increased safety procedures. The Emerging Threats Training 2019 will utilize case-studies, response-call […]

Debris Management Chainsaw Safety Training

All day

Chainsaw operations on a normal day can be dangerous. When trees are bent, snapped, or tangled in piles of debris because of a weather incident, hazards are increased significantly. With the frequency of tornados and hurricanes affecting western Massachusetts in recent years, highway crews and firefighters are being called on more and more to clear […]

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Debris Management Chainsaw Safety Training

Chainsaw operations on a normal day can be dangerous. When trees are bent, snapped, or tangled in piles of debris because of a weather incident, hazards are increased significantly. With the frequency of tornados and hurricanes affecting western Massachusetts in recent years, highway crews and firefighters are being called on more and more to clear […]

Special Events Incident Management Training

The Western Region Homeland Security Advisory Council (WRHSAC) and The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) have received two additional special training opportunities from the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC).   Sports & Special Events Incident Management Training March 20 & 21, 2019, 8:30 to 4:30 (daily) & Enhanced Sports & Special Event Incident Management Training […]

WRHSAC Pan Flu Planning Subcommittee Meeting

Monthly meeting of the WRHSAC Pan Flu Planning Subcommittee