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Bomb Response Training Program

Bombs, Bomb Response, Suicide Bombers is a new and free training program released by the Firefighters Support Foundation, inc. At Everyday EMS Tips we have increasing level of concern for emergency responder safety given the recent increase in active shooter incidents in government buildings, schools, long-term care facilities, and hospitals. According to the website:

This program contains a 100+ slide PowerPoint resource that’s packed with information.
•It contains an overview of explosives and bombs, provides examples of various kinds of each.
•It informs public safety personnel what to look for when on calls so that they might recognize bombs and their precursors.
•It details ways in which agencies can respond to bomb threats and bombing incidents.
•It describes ways to interdict suicide bombers and minimize loss of life.

Check it out and let us know what you think of the training program in the comments section.

By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.