Terrorism Awareness for the First Responder

  Instructor Guide Title: Terrorism Awareness for the First ResponderLevel of Instruction:Time Required: Two HoursMaterials: • Appropriate Visuals and Projection Equipment References: • Emergency Response to...


 

Instructor Guide

Title: Terrorism Awareness for the First Responder

Level of Instruction:

Time Required: Two Hours

Materials:

• Appropriate Visuals and Projection Equipment

References:

• Emergency Response to Terrorism: Basic Concepts, U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Emergency Management Agency

• Hazardous Materials Operations Student Guide, Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute

• 2008 Emergency Response Guidebook, U.S. Department of Transportation

PREPARATION:

Motivation:

Objective (SPO): 1-1 The firefighter will demonstrate a basic knowledge of the potential for a terrorist event and indicators that may assist the emergency responder in handling the incident safely, from memory, without assistance, to a written test accuracy of 70%.

Overview: Terrorism Awareness For The First Responder

• Definitions

• Examples of Terrorist Events

• Potential Terrorist Tools

• Scene Size Up

• Strategy and Tactics

Terrorism Awareness for the First Responder

SPO 1-1 The firefighter will demonstrate a basic knowledge of the potential for a terrorist event and indicators that may assist the emergency responder in handling the incident safely, from memory, without assistance, to a written test accuracy of 70%.

EO 1-1 Define terrorism and related terms.

EO 1-2 Identify examples of recent terrorist events to which the fire service has been called upon to respond.

EO 1-3 Describe potential tools or means a terrorist would used to carry out an act of terrorism.

EO 1-4 Describe the basis size up elements that should be considered when responding to a potential terrorist event.

EO 1-5 Describe the basic strategy and tactics that should be considered as part of an emergency response to a terrorist event.

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