The University Fire Department is holding a Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) training class for staff and faculty. CERT is a national standard for citizen response which will provide participants with the following skills:

. Recognition of safety hazards

. Disaster response organizational structure

. Disaster communications

. Disaster response planning

. Disaster response management

. Light search and rescue

. Disaster medical care

. Disaster medical triage

. Disaster medical operations management

. Disaster preparedness planning

All participants will also receive a disaster kit for their office for use in emergencies. All staff and faculty are encouraged to take CERT training.

Training dates:

December 1, 2, 7, and 8

Class times:

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location:

Crown/Merrill Apartments Community Lounge

Materials fee:

$75

To register for the class, please contact the campus Fire Department at 459-3473 or by e-mail at firedpt@ucsc.edu.