Feb 2022 Offering

AWR319 - Leveraging Tools for Conducting Damage Assessments
Date & Times
Feb 8, 2022 from 8 AM - 5 PM

This one-day awareness-level training course develops participants’ knowledge and skills in conducting damage assessments. It provides participants with an overview of the basic damage assessment process, the importance of providing quick and accurate assessments, and the commonalities and differences in data requirements for different groups. Participants will engage in a discussion of and practice conducting a damage assessment action plan in order to ensure that resources are in place for an adequate response, followed by a hands-on exercise They are given an opportunity to practice conducting a damage assessment with hands-on exercises using free as well as Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) tools and software to collect damage assessments. Participants apply learned content and concepts through structured activities.

Course Objectives:
-Identify the basic concepts of damage assessment, types of data required by different recipients, and roles of different agencies in damage assessment
-Discuss and develop a Damage Assessment Plan
-Describe, use and evaluate damage assessment tools

Max Attendance
30 (25 Open Seats)
Independence Fire Dept, Station #1
950 N Spring St
Independence, MO 64050
POST Approved
Target Audiences
Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Government Administrative, Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, Fire, First Responders, and Emergency Management Director
Open To The Public
None Set