Personal Safety and Health for Emergency Responders

Responder Health & Safety
Online Course
1 hour
University at Albany, SUNY
New York-New Jersey PERLC

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This course will help the emergency responder understand the types of dangers that may be encountered in a disaster setting, as well as the common injuries and other health impacts that can be sustained during an emergency response.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Identify types of hazards that may be encountered at an emergency scene.
  • Describe common injuries that can be sustained during a disaster including physical injuries, chemical exposures, and infectious diseases
  • Understand the psychological impacts of disasters
  • Describe how to prepare and protect oneself before, during and after an emergency response
PHEP Capabilities: 
Responder Safety and Health