Chief Dan Miller, (ret.)
This course prepares firefighters for the unique hazards of electric vehicles (EVs) and identifies fire service best-practices for EV fire incidents. It includes downloadable SOG for local adaptation.
The course addresses:
Successful completion of the course results in the user receiving a certificate of completion as follows: "Electric Vehicle (EV) Fires - Fire Service Best-Practices" good for 2 hours toward ISO "Company Training" hours. Subscribers get one year of access to the course.
Electric Vehicles (EV) pose explosion, flash fire, toxic gas and other hazards to all responders and post-incident handlers. EV fires pose a significant threat to infrastructure and property. This awareness course illustrates the hazards of EV response and measures to keep uniformed responders prepared and safe, make informed decisions, regarding safety and post-incident vehicle disposition.
The primary audience for this hazards awareness and risk management training includes first and second responders, law enforcement, fire investigators, towing, recovery, impound, and automotive recycling operators.
This awareness course is an excellent tool for local government policy-makers and code enforcement staff to evaluate the threat to public safety and infrastructure.
The successful learner receives a certificate of completion good for one year. Subscribers get one year of access to the course.