FSC 4753

Description

Covers many aspects of emergency response to terrorist attacks, from actions to take prior to an incident, to operations at the scene and afterward. Designed to provide emergency responders with comprehensive strategic and tactical information pertaining to prevention, preparedness, recognition, response, and recovery from terrorist attacks. Special emphasis is placed on explosive, chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear incidents.

Objectives

  1. Provide a brief history of terrorism and places modern terrorist tactics into context that is easily understood.
  2. Help emergency responders prepare for the difficult and unexpected challenges presented by terrorist attacks by providing detailed strategies and tactics.
  3. Provide comprehensive information about explosive, chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear attacks and how to mitigate.
  4. Teach responders how to recognize IEDs, suicide bombers, and secondary devices.
  5. Provide information on terrorist attack prevention, preparedness, and protection.
  6. Cover recognition of illicit laboratories and crime scene protection.
  7. Provide case histories and lessons learned from actual incidents to prepare for future incidents.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Emergency response to terrorist attacks

Publisher: Oklahoma State University (2009)
Author: International Fire Service Training Association
ISBN: 9780879393564
Price: (No information available)

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