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Chainsaw Safety Training June/July 2021

8:00am to 4:30pm

Chainsaw safety skills are essential to first responder safety during critical incident response. Chainsaw operations on a normal day can be dangerous. According to the CDC approximately 36,000 people are treated in hospital emergency departments for injuries from using chain saws. When trees are bent over or snapped in half it significantly increases the difficulty […]

Large Animal Rescue Training

9 am to 4 pm

Is your department ready for an equine or large animal emergency? If you witness a horse emergency such as a trailer accident, a horse down in a stall, trapped in a ditch, or in a fire in a stable, would you know how to respond? Whether you are a public safety official, a first responder, […]

COVID Vaccine Information Sessions

The Western Region Homeland Security Advisory Council (WRHSAC) and the Franklin Regional Council of Governments (FRCOG) sponsored a COVID vaccine information session. The session provided potential Massachusetts Phase One vaccine recipients and providers with information regarding the vaccine/s function, efficacy, developmental history, ongoing research, possible side effects, and more. The session discussed common misconceptions of […]

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Chainsaw Safety Training June/July 2021

Chainsaw safety skills are essential to first responder safety during critical incident response. Chainsaw operations on a normal day can be dangerous. According to the CDC approximately 36,000 people are treated in hospital emergency departments for injuries from using chain saws. When trees are bent over or snapped in half it significantly increases the difficulty […]

WRHSAC Pan Flu Planning Subcommittee Meeting

Monthly meeting of the WRHSAC Pan Flu Planning Subcommittee  

Training and Exercise Subcommittee

Monthly meeting of the WRHSAC Training & Exercise Subcommittee