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2017-04-26
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            [post_content] => Stop the Bleed is a nationwide campaign to empower individuals to act quickly and save lives.

This training will prepare first responders (fire, police, EMS, public health, hospitals, etc) to correctly use tourniquets on self and others, and prepare them to train colleagues and the general public on correct use of tourniquets.

Each participant will receive a combat  application tourniquet (CAT) for their personal go kit.

The training will be facilitated by Emergency Response Consulting from North Adams, MA.

A light breakfast and full lunch will be provided. Registration begins at 8:00 am. The training will begin promptly at 9:00 am.

You must be registered to attend. Please complete the form below to register. Registration will be confirmed via email.

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            [post_content] => The WRHSAC Anti-Terrorism Exercise Series 2015 will bring together the four counties of western Massachusetts to improve preparedness for and response to a terrorist threat. Four tabletop exercises will be held, one in each county. Save the date for your county:
  • Berkshire County, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, Country Club of Pittsfield, 639 South St., Pittsfield, MA 8a-3p REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR BERKSHIRE COUNTY EXERCISE
  • Franklin County, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, French King Restaurant, 129 French King Highway, Erving, MA 8a -3p  REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THE FRANKLIN COUNTY EXERCISE
  • Hampden County, Tuesday, May 12, 2015, Castle of Knights, 1599 Memorial Drive, Chicopee, MA, 8a - 3p - REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THE HAMPDEN COUNTY EXERCISE
  • Hampshire County, Thursday, May 14, 2015, Hadley Farms Meeting House, 41 Russell St (Rt. 9), Hadley, MA, 8a - 3p, REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR HAMPSHIRE COUNTY
The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate’s (NPPD) Office of Infrastructure (IP) Sector Outreach and Program Division (SOPD) is planning and facilitating the exercise series. A planning group consisting of first responders from multiple disciplines throughout western Massachusetts, MEMA, MSP, Regional Hazmat Response Team, Northwest Massachusetts Incident Management Team, DPH, FBI, Pan Am and CSX Railroads and others have been working with DHS to develop the exercise scenario, goals and objectives.   [post_title] => WRHSAC Anti-Terrorism Tabletop Exercise Series 2015 [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => wrhsac-anti-terrorism-tabletop-exercise-series-2015 [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2015-05-11 12:53:28 [post_modified_gmt] => 2015-05-11 16:53:28 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://wrhsac.org/?p=4066 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 ) [2] => stdClass Object ( [ID] => 3967 [post_author] => 5 [post_date] => 2014-12-23 10:07:18 [post_date_gmt] => 2014-12-23 15:07:18 [post_content] => Homemade explosives and clandestine drug production incidents are increasing throughout the Commonwealth. Police, Fire, EMS and Public Health are often the first to encounter these operations. This training will provide guidance on how to identify these hazards, what agencies to call and how to protect themselves and the public.

The following topics will be discussed: • Homemade explosives manufacturing • Methamphetamine "One Pot" production • Marijuana grow operations • Butane hash oil production

One session will be offered in each county of Western Massachusetts. Registration is required. The trainings is free. Click one of the links below to register for a class. OEMS Continuing Education Credits are available Berkshire County Wednesday, January 7, 2015 6:00pm to 10:00pm Elm's Classroom, Hillcrest Campus 165 Tor Court Pittsfield, MA Hampshire County Wednesday, January 14, 2015 8:00am to 12:00pm (noon) UMass Police Department 585 East Pleasant St Amherst, MA Hampden County Thursday, January 22, 2015 8:00am to 12:00pm (noon) MEMA 1002 Suffield Street Agawam, MA Click here to register for Agawam Session Franklin County Saturday, January 31, 2015 8:00am to 12:00pm (noon) Stinchfield Hall (North 335) One College Drive Greenfield, MA Click here to register for Greenfield Session [post_title] => Hazmat Emerging Trends for First Responders [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => hazmat-emerging-trends-for-first-responders [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2015-01-20 11:59:58 [post_modified_gmt] => 2015-01-20 16:59:58 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://wrhsac.org/?p=3967 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 ) )
Upcoming Training and Exercises Date
Stop the Bleed / Tourniquet TrainingWhere: The Red Barn at Hampshire College, 893 West Street, Amherst, MA Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 @ 9:00 am to 2:30 pm
WRHSAC Anti-Terrorism Tabletop Exercise Series 2015Where: Multiple Locations & Dates Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 @ 8:00 to 3:00 pm
Hazmat Emerging Trends for First RespondersWhere: Multiple Locations Wednesday, January 7th, 2015