Carolina Fire Rescue EMS Journal, January 2015
CTOS-Center for Radiological/Nuclear Training has trained more than 158,000 first responders over the past 15 years in the prevention of, and response to, radiological and nuclear weapons of mass destruction (WMD) incidents. . . .
Center for Domestic Preparedness, December 2014
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) recently hosted the National State Administrative Agency (NSAA) Training Symposium. A total of 37 states, four territories and the District of Columbia were represented amounting to more than 140 attendees.. . . .
Many of the CTOS team’s instructors and curriculum developers are subject matter experts in the fields of radiological/nuclear WMD response and prevention. Of these CTOS experts, two are members of the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration . . .
CTOS - Center for Rad/Nuc Training at the Nevada National Security Site’s Program recently celebrated the training of its 100,000th student. Laurie Flak, a firefighter and paramedic from Jacksonville, Fla., was presented with a certificate, a CTOS coin, shirt and hat upon her arrival at the Hazardous Materials Technician course on August 9, 2010 . . .
CBRNe WORLD, October 2013
There are unofficial polls and trends that you get when speaking to first responders throughout the world: they like this detector/mask/suit, or the training they had from such and such facility was better than others. It was a groundswell of this sort of approval that dragged me down to the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) two years ago . . .
NDPC Summer Newsletter, July 2013
Working with the New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, CTOS-Center for Radiological/Nuclear Training conducted a four-day PER-240 WMD Rad/Nuc Responder Operations Course, preparing the area’s responders for the upcoming 2014 Super Bowl in Bergen County, New Jersey . . .