Debris Management Course
This one day course is designed to provide participants with the ability to manage enormous amounts of debris that a disaster can produce. The importance of having plans containing standard operating procedures for all aspects of debris management is emphasized. Various situations that debris cause are discussed and the consequent actions necessary to return a community to pre-disaster conditions are addressed. Participants will have the opportunity to apply what they have learned during group activities.
Items the students are required to bring to class:
- Copy of street map for municipal personnel or county map for county personnel
- Debris Management Annex/SOP or Plan
- Local disaster declaration boiler plate
- EOP/Local ordinance that would identify any emergency powers available following a local disaster declaration being declared
Course Length: 8 hours
Course Manager: Please contact Regional Office for more information during regular business
Course Timeline: Review the training calendar to identify the timeline for the specific class you will be attending. Unless otherwise stated, registration is always 30 minutes prior to the class start time.
Target Audience/Discipline: This course is designed for federal, state and local emergency management officials who may be involved in debris management or those agencies who want to become familiar with debris management
| Date || Location |
|Apr 25, 2014||Northlake Fire Department**|
|May 1, 2014||Fairview Heights Fire Department**|
|May 23, 2014||Cook County DHSEM**|
|Jul 10, 2014||Sterling Police Department**|
|Sep 17, 2014||Logan County Safety Complex**|
|Nov 6, 2014||Lemont**|
** No lodging available
Please note: Applications for courses will be accepted up to 1 day prior to the course date. However, the cutoff date for lodging is 7 days prior to class.
If you want to learn more about the Training Program or are interested in attending a specific course, please contact your IEMA Regional Coordinator or Lori Lemasters-McTaggart. Registration should be made in advance to attend any IEMA sponsored class. Walk-in registrations are only accepted if room space and course materials are available. To register for IEMA classes, please see the IEMA Online Registration and Tracking Program Page.