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Disaster Management for Electric Power Systems
NTED Course Number MGT-345
Provider TEEX/NERRTC
Length 16.00 hours
Delivery Mobile (Non-Resident)
Level Management and Planning
Continuing Education Credits 1.60
Description
The Disaster Management for Electric Power Systems course is designed to provide training to electric systems managers, operators, supervisors, and employees to prepare for, protect against, mitigate against, respond to, and recover from threatened or actual natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other man-made disasters affecting electric power facilities and systems. The course introduces the various natural, technological, and civil hazards to which electric power systems may be vulnerable and the potential effects the hazards may induce. Measures to reduce risk are discussed along with the importance of integrating the full range of capabilities and emergency response organizations when developing a response plan. Participants review the responsibilities of utilities during incident recovery, organize information for presentation to the public and media during an incident, and discuss planning activities involved in disaster planning.
Objectives
At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:
* Identify threats to electric power systems.
* Propose measures to reduce risks to power facilities.
* Identify the incident management system that allows a nationwide, all-hazards approach to disaster response.
* Discuss the responsibilities of electric utilities during disaster recovery.
* Develop information for presentation to the public and media during an incident.
* Discuss the planning activities involved when preparing for disasters.
NTED Prerequisites
N/A
Other Prerequisites
Participants are encouraged to take the online courses IS-100.b: Introduction to Incident Command System; IS-200.b: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents; and IS-700.a: National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction before attending the course.
Target Audience
Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service, Governmental Administrative, Law Enforcement, Other, Public Health, Private Sector / Corporate Security and Safety Professionals, Public Works
Mission Areas and Core Capabilities
Primary
Recover   -  Infrastructure Systems
Secondary
Mitigate  -  Community Resilience
Mitigate  -  Risk and Disaster Resilience Assessment
Mitigate  -  Threats and Hazard Identification
Prevent   -  Intelligence and Information Sharing
Protect   -  Intelligence and Information Sharing
Protect   -  Access Control and Identity Verification
Protect   -  Physical Protective Measures
Protect   -  Risk Management for Protection Programs and Activities
Recover   -  Economic Recovery
Respond   -  Environmental Response / Health and Safety
Respond   -  Infrastructure Systems
Respond   -  Operational Communications
Respond   -  Public and Private Services and Resources
Respond   -  Situational Assessment
Training Certificate
Training Partner's Certificate of Completion
Contact Information
MGT-345 Disaster Management for Electric Power Systems
TEEX Infrastructure Training and Safety Institute
itsi@teex.tamu.edu
800-723-3811

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