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Free Training from CTOS for First Responders

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. . . . 




NDPC Holds Third National State Administrative Agency Training Symposium

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.. . . . 




CTOS Staff Assists with Radiological Emergency Response in Japan 

March 2011

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 . . . 



Training America’s First Responders Since 1998 . . . CTOS Celebrates
100,000th Student  

August 2010

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 . . .



Training Ground (Zero): Developing the Skills and Techniques Needed for Better Rad Detection 

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 . . .



CTOS Supports Mass Fatality Exercise Ahead of SuperBowl XLVlll  

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 . . .