Training

Day one will be presented on August 2-4, 2016

Day two will be presented on August 9-11, 2016

You may attend any of the day 1 or day two classes.

Training location will be Ft. Smith Fire Dept. Station 11, 8900 Massard Rd. Fort Smith AR

Class times 0830 to 1700

Local contact is Heath Orabanec, horabanec@fortsmithar.gov Cell 918-774-7392

Description of class

Full 2-Day MERRTT Class

The Full 2-Day MERRTT program is delivered in approximately 16 classroom hours and includes all of the following modules:

1. Radiological Basics

2. Biological Effects

3. Radioactive Material Shipping Packages

4. Hazard Recognition

5. Initial Response Actions

6. Patient Handling

7. Incident Control

8. Radiological Survey Instruments & Dosimetry Devices

9. Transportation of Safeguards Material

10. DOE Shipments and Resources

11. Decontamination, Disposal and Documentation

12. Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

13. Pre-Hospital Practices

14. Transportation by Rail

15. Incident Command

16. Public Information Officer

In addition to the modules listed above, 5 practical hands-on activities will also be conducted. These activities will cover:

1. Radiological Instrument Use

2. Patient Handling

3. Assessing Package Integrity

4. Survey of Contaminated Personnel

5. Picture Practical

Interested in volunteering:
theresatgilstrap@outlook.com

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