EMSI Contributes the Radiological Operations Support Specialist Pilot Course

Traditionally thought of as critical resources in nuclear and radiological incident response, qualified and experienced radiological response subject matter experts are rare during such high risk response operations. Addressing this shortfall, a recent federal initiative in partnership with some state and local governments and non-governmental organizations is offering a Radiological …

Facilitative Instructor Course Developed for Oil Industry Client

Continuing its mission to develop emergency responders, EMSI recently developed and delivered a Facilitative Instructor course for an oil industry client to aid in the progression of their internal instructor cadre. Based upon the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) M410 Facilitative Instructor course, our course is designed to help learners …

EMSI Initial Response Training Courses Fill a Critical Shortfall in Initial Response ICS Training

Standard NIMS ICS training curriculum typically falls short in addressing initial response issues and preparing responders for effectively utilizing ICS in the initial response phase of an incident (stem of the Operational Planning Cycle (“P”)). While ICS-200 is intended for single resources and initial action incidents, the concepts tend to …

EMSI Completes First Delivery of New JIC Course

Having recently developed a new Joint Information Center course, EMSI successfully completed its first delivery the week of May 9th to a corporate pipeline company. This first course included members of their corporate and business communications teams and received outstanding reviews. Working with this client since 2014, EMSI has provided …

EMSI Delivers Qualified Individual (QI) Training

Earlier this year, EMSI released a new Qualified Individual (QI) course and, in February, we successfully conducted our first delivery of the QI course to a railroad industry client. The course received positive reviews from participants and based on feedback was further improved for future deliveries. Specifically, participants noted that …

EMSI Releases a New Qualified Individual Course and Job Aid

In addition to EMSI’s guidance on performing in the Operational Planning Process, this job aid offers several key checklists and reference sheets for the COML. You can order the Communications Unit Leader job aid or any one of our other ICS job aids exclusively at IMTGear.com. EMSI continues to provide …

Advanced Safety Officer Workshop for the Railroad Industry

Looking for a new angle to improve your organization’s Safety Officer’s skills? What could be better than taking a handful of great like-minded safety individuals, putting them in a room for two days, and allowing them to dissect a scenario to better enhance their overall safety skills?   (Nothing, right?) In …