Hybrid and EV Safety Training for Emergency Responders

October 9, 2013
Free Course: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Safety for Emergency Responders
October 12, 2013
7:30 AM (check-in)
Note: Course runs 8 hours

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College

1851 Dickinson Road
Goochland, VA 23063

We are pleased to announce this free emergency responders course opportunity made possible through the Advancing Alternative Fuel Markets Adoption and Growth Project in collaboration with Virginia Clean Cities, Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition, and Maryland Clean Cities. Training weekend partners include Virginia Department of Fire Programs, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Goochland Fire – Rescue and Old Dominion EMS Alliance.

This course, Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Safety for Emergency Responders, was developed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).  It will primarily serve to teach participants to differentiate between myths and reality with regard to hybrid electric vehicle, plug-in hybrid electric vehicle and electric vehicle safety concerns.

Registrations will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. To register, please contact Michael Phillips at mphillips@vacleancities.org

What You’ll Learn

NFPA – Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Safety for Emergency Responders

Description: This course provides all first responders with the information necessary to respond to emergency situations involving all electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles on the road today.

Prerequisites: Minimum 18 years old, or be certified to the Firefighter I level.

Hours: 8

For questions, please contact Michael Phillips at (804) 482-1790 or at mphillips@vacleancities.org.