Enhancing Planning for At-Risk Populations During Public Health and All-Hazards Emergencies through Community and County Partnerships
The intended audience for this presentation consists of County Emergency Management Coordinators, Public Health Response Coordinators, school district emergency planners, healthcare facility administrators & planners, childcare facility administrators, home healthcare agency administrators, caregivers, and other interested in improving the planning process for at-risk populations within local and county jurisdictions.
Rick Jansen currently serves as the Preparedness and Response Coordinator for the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Unit within the Health readiness and Response Section of the Wyoming Department of Health. Jansen’s emphasis is on preparedness planning for at-risk populations during public health emergencies. Jansen previously served as the Albany County Emergency Management Coordinator (2012-2013) and served with the City of Laramie Fire Department (1979-2009) retiring as the Division Chief of Life Safety and Fire Prevention.
What's New with Medical Sheltering in Wyoming
Wyoming Department of Health is continuing work with in- and out-of-state partners, advancing toward a statewide capability to temporarily care for displaced persons who require medical oversight but do not meet hospital admission or general population shelter requirements. This talk will highlight recent developments the who, what, where, when, and how of medical sheltering in Wyoming.
Selection, Care and Use of Chemical Protective Clothing
This class will first review the history of the chemical protective clothing (CPC) industry. We will review the OSHA regulations that apply to CPC and outline how these do not provide the user community with all the information necessary to properly select CPC based on the hazards identified. Testing methods outlined by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) will be reviewed. The results of these tests will be explained as it relates to protection for the wearer.
Responding to Ethanol Incidents
This training course is about understanding ethanol and its physical and chemical characteristics, manufacturing processes and hazards and firefighter response to ethanol emergencies in transportation and at fixed facilities. Ethanol in the context of this course will be denatured ethanol manufactured and used as a motor fuel and motor fuel additive. In order to form comparison with ethanol we will look at more common motor fuels as well.