Resource Review: DOE/IAFF Training for Radiation Emergencies

The objective is to teach fire fighters the skills they need to protect their health and safety when responding to hazardous materials emergencies and specifically, to incidents involving radioactive materials.

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Department of Energy, Office of Health, Safety and Security


Instructor led training. Website provides the course material and guidance on how to deliver the training.

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Program Design Elements

  Yes No Unavailable or N/A
Clear, consistent screen design
User-friendly; intuitive navigation
Pace is learner controlled
Job-like examples included
Module map/table of contents
Exit option with bookmark feature

Content Elements

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Contains accurate information
Relevant and accurate graphics
Relevant job-like examples or other
Definitions for technical terms
Logical sequence
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The Hazardous Materials Department of the International Association of Fire Fighters, (IAFF) in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy and Fluor Daniel Fernald, produced this training program for fire fighters working in communities along DOE transportation routes.


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