Workplace Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and Integration [2026]
Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: A110

   Christopher Williams, CERT Coordinator, Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security

Track: Emergency Preparedness and Response
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic


Citizen preparedness begins at home. This session gives you an overview of the CERT concept and the why you should prepare now for a major emergency or disaster. Learn about CERT basic training and how statistical data on the number of police, fire and medical professionals compares with the numbers of the U.S. population. It is important for you to be prepared both at home and at work.

Learning Objectives:
Identify the risks we face in Ohio
Recognize the fact that there are not enough public safety forces to help everyone immediately following a major emergency or disaster
List the nine units (topics) of CERT basic training
Recall the basic concept of the nine units of CERT basic training

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  EPA: 1
  EMS: 1.2
  Sanitarian: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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