Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Structures Specialist Regional Training Class

Apr 11 & 12, 2015

Time: Saturday 0750 thru 1800 and Sunday 0800 thru 1300

  • This training qualifies as Continuing Education training as recommended by the StS Position Description, and is the 4th delivery of a new curriculum
  • Training is designed to provide a refresher in Hazard Assessment, Monitoring Planning & Practice, Structure Repair Techniques, and Shoring Size-up/Design. Also modules on  Tunnel Collapse Awareness and Post Disaster Bridge Damage Awareness will be presented.
  • Training Mission is to provide two days of individual intensive hands-on training
  • Space will be limited to maximize hands-on field training and insure Mission success
  • Class tuition is free (Meals, Lodging & Travel must be covered by Task Force, Agency, or Students)
  • A Box Lunch will be provided for Saturday at the cost of $10 per student.
  • Transportation is required from & to the airport, as well as to & from the training sites.

Training Locations:

  •  TX-TF-2 Training Site
  •  5000 Dolphin Rd, Dallas, TX 75223
  • 9 miles from Hotel

Required Equipment:

  • Laptop Computer, Calculator, Crosby Card, Notebook, & Tape Measure.
  • 1 set of StS Forms & FOG.
  • Task Force Nikon NPL-352 Total Station and tripod (1 per team of two students)
  • Attire is Official Task Force BDUs and/or Task Force T-Shirt as well as standard PPE (Helmet & Boots)

Training Agenda:

  • Saturday 0750 to 1200 - Hazard Assessment & Monitoring & Tabletops, plus Discussion of Structure Repair Techniques.
  • Saturday 1230 to 1800 - Shoring Size-up/Design Tabletop followed by Weight Calculation Field Exercises  & Monitoring Review & Field Exercise.
  • Sunday 0800 to 1230 - Tunnel Collapse Awareness, and Post Disaster Bridge Damage Awareness.
  • Sunday 1230 to 1300 - New info, Case Study, Unit Logs
  • On Saturday a Complementary Lunch will be provided at classroom site

Hotel/Motel:

  • Hilton Anatole
  • 2201 Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX, 75207
  • $125 Govt. Rate (tax excl.)
  • $9.50/Day Parking
  • 17 miles from Airport (DFW)
  • 10 miles from Love Field
  • Group: FEMA US&R Room Block
  • (800) 445-8667
  • Rooms heald until 22Mar2015

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