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Emergency operations training and support services at HAMMER enable emergency responders to perfect response techniques before a natural or man-made disaster occurs. In HAMMER classrooms information is disseminated, roles and responsibilities are identified, and response plans are formulated.
Using life-sized props, students practice what they have learned during realistic scenarios with hands-on participation. By experiencing a variety of conditions and situations, multi-faceted HAMMER training maximizes protection to workers, the public, responders, facilities and the environment.
Domestic preparedness programs held at HAMMER include weapons of mass destruction and non-proliferation training. New emergency response technology often becomes part of training programs and exercises.
Typical training classes include:
- Crisis Management
- Emergency Planning and Response
- Incident Command
- Disaster Site Response and Recovery
- Medical Emergency Response
- Counter Terrorism and Nonproliferation
- Transportation Emergency Response
- National and International Border Security Training
- Weapons of Mass Destruction Drills and Exercises
- Multiple Agency Response
Frequently Used Props include:
- Search and Rescue Building
- Six Story Training Tower
- Port of Entry Buiding
- Burn Building
- Railcar/Truck Burn Pad
HAMMER is available to DOE and DOE-affiliated entities as well as military, other authorized federal and state agencies, and local emergency response agencies.