Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Nov 16, 2013

Connecticut 8th Annual CERT Training Program

SORRY, Registration Closed     


This information will be complied and put on an

“Activation of Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Under Title 28 form.

Forward Registration to: Form
Edward Murray on line at Edward.Murray@ct.gov or via fax to 806-706-5539

Registration Closed    

Class descriptions:

Communications Basics:  This class will provide a basic knowledge of radios normally available to CERT Teams. Proper radio etiquette will be discussed.   Channel selections, command and control techniques will be outlined. Message sending and tracking will be reviewed.

WebEOC:  As a member of CERT you may be asked during an emergency to work in a municipality's EOC as a data-entry clerk on WebEOC. This class will teach you all the necessary tools to use this web-based application.

Downed power lines / & Gas leak issues overview:
Presented by CL&P technicians, this overview will cover the following topics: overview of electricity, the electric system and typical electric equipment, back-feeds, step and touch potential hazards, effects of electrical contact, wires down safety precautions and CL&P’s graded priority response system (Priority 1/2/3 System). Yankee Gas technicians will present an overview of topics covering escaping gas hazard protocols that civilians should follow when confronted by this type of event.

Shelter Fundamentals
Presented by the Red Cross: Our commitment as shelter workers is to take care of the sheltering needs of people affected by disaster.  This class will prepare you to assist in the tasks of a shelter worker throughout the opening, organizing, operating and closing phases of a shelter.  You will review the sheltering checklists, lean how to complete appropriate registration forms, set up and monitor the dormitory, set up food distribution areas and return the shelter to its pre-disaster condition.  As the end of the class real shelter scenarios will be discussed

No on-site registrations

Registration Closed  


8:00 - 8:30         Sign-in.           

8:30 - 8:45         Opening Remarks-Auditorium

9:00 - 11:45       Downed power lines & Gas leak issues overview

9:00 - 11:45       Communications Basics (class & fieldwork)

9:00 - 11:45       Shelter Fundamentals (part 1)             

11:45 - 1:00       Working LUNCH

1:00 - 4:00         WebEOC hands-on training

1:00 - 4:00         Communications Basics (class & fieldwork)

1:00 - 3:00         Shelter Fundamentals (part 2)

Location: 34 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT
This event is 26 miles from you (06457).

8 AM - 4 PM

Contact: Edward Murray
Email: edward.murray@ct.gov
Phone: 860-538-9484
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