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CERT training in Discovery Harbor April 4, 11, 18, 25

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training workshops will be offered in Discovery Harbor, Ka`u on April 4, 11, 18, and 25th.

These workshops are hosted by the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency, the Fire Department, and the Hawaii County Resource Center, a program of the Department of Research and Development.

CERT Training consists of four sessions in which participants will learn about emergency response procedures and understand their roles and functions in the event of a major emergency or natural disaster that affects their community.

WHEN AND WHERE:

  • Four Saturdays: April 4, 11, 18, 25th, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • All trainings will be conducted at the Discovery Harbor Assembly Hall, 94-1604 Makalii Street.

The goal of CERT Training is for emergency personnel to train residents, community organizations or workplaces in basic response skills. CERT members are trained to assess damage after a disaster, extinguish small fires, teach fire safety, perform basic rescue operations, provide first aid and organize procurement of supplies.

These hands-on workshops will be conducted by a certified CERT instructor of the Hawaii Fire Department. Registration is limited to 30 participants. The program fee is sponsored by the County of Hawaii, which covers the workshops and CERT Training manual.

To register for the training workshops, contact Stacie Iwasaki, Department of Research and Development, at 961-8501 or email siwasaki@co.hawaii.hi.us .

One Response to “CERT training in Discovery Harbor April 4, 11, 18, 25”

  1. CERT training is great a great tool for community orgs… get all your staff trained, it will save lives.

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