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Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] WMD/HAZMAT training
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:12:36 -0700
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Several private-sector vendors ( offer 40-hour HAZWOPER.  Have you contacted your state's emergency management agency/department for training ops.  I'd also recommend contacting the U.S. EPA Region VI emergency response team.

For WMD, may I suggest reaching out to the US Army or USAF?

Respectfully yours,


-----Original Message-----
From: "Brennan, Catherine"
Sent: Aug 27, 2014 12:46 PM
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] WMD/HAZMAT training

I have taken a course at the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) in Virginia and the National Fire Academy is also housed there and has some courses that might be applicable. There is also the bomb course at New Mexico Tech that I have not been to but other colleagues have and highly recommend.

Catherine R. Brennan
Chemical Hygiene Officer
Environment, Health and Safety
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
1120 Estes Drive Extension, CB#1650
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1650
(919) 843-5331
(919) 962-0227 FAX

From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Amber Potts
Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 2:07 PM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] WMD/HAZMAT training

Hi all. Is anyone aware of any WMD or HAZMAT training offered in the United States? I know of the training at Anniston Al and Mercury Nevada through Department of Homeland Security and FEMA. I was just wondering if there were others offered out there, maybe something not offered through a government entity. I currently work on a WMD/HAZMAT team where we utilize a mobile repsonse lab and also have a mass decon. trailor.

Thanks in advance,

Amber Potts REHS/RS CP-FS
Garland Health Department
Garland, Texas
469 279 2467

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