Regional Electric/AFV Safety Training for Emergency Responders Program at the Marystown Fire Department.
Place: Marystown Fire Department
Date: Saturday, February 25, 2023; 8:30 a.m. start
Contact: Justin Bolt (709) 279-2226, Evan Cox 709-468-8770
NOTE: Take ChargeNL will be in attendance with their electric Hyundai Kona and Drive Electric NL will also be in attendance with a Tesla Model 3.
The application can be found on the FES website or click here. This course is capped at 30.
Electric/AFV Safety Training for Emergency Responders
The primary goal of the Electric/AFV Safety Training for Emergency Responders program is to establish the need for training in electric and hybrid vehicles. This course is designed to address common myths about the dangers and problems with electric vehicles during emergency operations. This course will prepare first responders to be able to operate safely at incidents involving hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and electric vehicles (EVs). The program also covers identification techniques, immobilization and power-down procedures, extrication challenges, recommended practices for dealing with hazards such as fires and submersion, incidents involving charging/refueling stations and more.
Course Length: 8 hours
Material Required: N/A