Comprehensive Flood Response & Safety

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Advanced Level Courses 102

Comprehensive Flood Response & Safety

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About This Course

This is an advance level course for disaster volunteers to gain a more detailed understanding on Flood Response & Recovery. At the end of this advanced training, disaster workers and volunteers will understand mucking, gutting, and mold suppression, the specifics of flood response and recovery hazards, and how to conduct home assessment and risk mapping.

  • Remain safe while volunteering in physical disaster response by understanding disaster volunteering safety basics
  • Gain the ability to assess the safety of entering a flooded impacted area
  • Remain safe while volunteering in flood response by understanding flood response hazards
  • Learn the importance, selection and proper use Personal Protective Equipment
  1. Team Structure: How we work
  2. General Safety
  3. Interior Hazards
  4. Entering a Flood Area
  5. Structural Integrity
  6. Muck & Gut Flood Hazards
  7. Personal Protective Equipment
  8. Assessing Risk
  9. Muck and Gut Operations
  10. Mold Suppression
  11. Work Stations
  12. End of Shift

Course Hour:
1 hour Flood Response and Recovery,
1 hour Muck Gut and Mold Suppression,
1 hour Home Assessment and Risk Mapping
Intended Audience: Disaster workers, Volunteers
Language: English
Delivery Method: Online