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  Bicycle Emergency Response Team
In 1998 team membership was opened to members of the volunteer rescue squads in Gaston County and this provided more depth of coverage for events and stand-bys.
Interested employees put the team together and were so dedicated to the idea that they purchased their own mountain bikes to get the team off the ground.
The equipment the team needed would have to be light enough to carry but in-depth enough to sustain patient care until a transport unit arrived on the scene.
www.co.gaston.nc.us /GEMSHP/teams/BERT.htm   (713 words)

CERT training provides community self-sufficiency through the development of response teams that can assist others by providing vital services in the absence of emergency responders, whose arrival may be delayed due to a large event.
The Central Texas Community Emergency Response Teams are made up of approximately ten members that are coordinated at the neighborhood level by a designated CERT leader.
Currently we are seeking CERT team members at least 18 years of age who reside in the twelve county area of the Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG).
www.bexar.org /oem/CERT.htm   (636 words)

 Emergency Response Team: UWSP Emergency Management Plan
The Emergency Response Team is comprised of management staff that is responsible for the health, safety, and continued operations of the University.
Emergency Advisors and other specialized resource personnel will be selected by the core team to participate in the Emergency Response Team.
An Emergency Director specific to the incident shall be appointed by the Chancellor or the highest-ranking university official to lead the campus emergency response.
www.uwsp.edu /ehs/emp/team.html   (1103 words)

 Emergency Response Team
The purpose of the team is to handle such incidents using the minimum amount of force necessary to resolve the situation while still maintaining the order and control required within a detention facility.
It is the policy of the MCDC to train and maintain a minimum of six (6) officers as Corrections Emergency Response Team (CERT) members per shift.
It is up to the Team Leader to determine the threat level and what equipment (e.g., shield, O. A.) may be utilized prior to entering the cell/area.
www.keysso.net /jail/emergency_response_team.htm   (754 words)

 Emergency Response Team - Oneida County Sheriff
The Patrol Division Emergency Response Team (ERT) was founded as the “SWAT" Team under the administration of Sheriff William Hasenauer in 1982.
Team members must have two years of experience, must be proficient in weapons and tactics and must be team oriented.
All members of the team are experienced in the use of specialty weapons and equipment and they train regularly in the use of team equipment and tactics to maintain proficiency.
oneidacountysheriff.us /le/ert.aspx   (527 words)

 Community Emergency Response Team - CERT
Emergency events may be in the form of severe storms, tornados, blizzards, floods or "man made" disasters.
Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) are trained to help communities mitigate disasters during the first minutes and up to 72 hours following a disaster when damaged roads, disrupted communications, high call volume, etc., may restrict access by local police, fire and emergency medical services.
Team membership, in Lucas County, is contingent upon satisfactory completion of all training sessions and a basic background check.
www.co.lucas.oh.us /HomelandSecurity/CERTInfoBrochure.asp   (738 words)

 NOVA | Volcano's Deadly Warning | Emergency Response Team | PBS
The scientific team did an incredible job of interpreting the data coming in and of understanding what was about to happen.
Then we select a team of scientists with the kind of expertise that is requested and required, and we take the kinds of equipment with us that will help out.
We discuss as a team what our objectives are, what kind of equipment we'd like to get installed, and what kind of observations we'd like to make, and then scientists decide whether they're willing to do it or not and on what terms.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/nova/volcano/team.html   (2196 words)

 Community Emergency Response Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A "CERT" is a group of people that is organized as a team and receives special training that enhances their ability to recognize, respond to, and recover from a major emergency or disaster situation.
They are trained by emergency responders and emergency management personnel in basic emergency care in areas that will help them take care of themselves and others before, during, and after a major emergency.
The "Team", in its most general sense, would refer to the group of citizens that seek training and share a common interest in becoming more aware of the problems and solutions that may affect them, their families, and their neighborhood.
www.pascocountyfl.net /oem/cert.asp   (1185 words)

 Emergency Response Team
The Emergency Response Team is available to support federal, state, and local authorities in times of need.
The team is equipped with a 4x4 Diesel Chevy Van that contains a private cellular system, advanced data communications, and video conference equipment designed for use in military and crisis communications command and control.
Emergency Response Team has served the U.S. Navy, Marines Corps, 9/11 World Trade Center, and FEMA at Salt Lake City during the 2002 Winter Olympics (as part of the Infralynx team).
www.ert-team.us   (500 words)

 RCMP Emergency Response Team (ERT)
In 1976, the RCMP formed the first Emergency Response Team (ERT) to address the growing threat of critical incidents with levels of danger beyond normal expectations and exceeding the safe operation limits of regular police personnel.
Since then, ERTs have borrowed and modified tactics used in SWAT and military operations and combined them with police techniques to create an all-purpose and highly adaptable law enforcement team.
Team members must learn to move with precision in dynamic and stealth situations, during the day or night.
www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca /ert/ert_e.htm   (319 words)

 Clarkson University - Emergency Response Guide
In the event of the absence of the Emergency Coordinator, in descending order, the following will be responsible for calling all the remaining members of the Response Team or their alternatives: Vice President for University Outreach and Student Affairs, Director of Facilities and Services, Director of Risk Management and Services, and Health and Safety Officer.
In the event of an emergency situation, information on emergency conditions can be obtained via e-mail, telephone and Web (http://www.clarkson.edu), as well as through local television, radio and newspapers.
Team members will coordinate with the Emergency Coordinator for implementation and coordination of the campus operation plan and support as it pertains to their areas.
www.clarkson.edu /emergency   (1817 words)

 Citizen Corps: Programs and Partners : Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program helps train people to be better prepared to respond to emergency situations in their communities.
When emergencies happen, CERT members can give critical support to first responders, provide immediate assistance to victims, and organize spontaneous volunteers at a disaster site.
The CERT course is taught in the community by a trained team of first responders who have completed a CERT Train-the-Trainer course conducted by their state training office for emergency management, or FEMA's Emergency Management Institute (EMI), located in Emmitsburg, Maryland.
www.citizencorps.gov /programs/cert.shtm   (182 words)

A Community Emergency Response Team is a local or neighborhood group that receives special training to enhance their ability to recognize, respond to and recover from a major emergency or disaster situation.
CERT is a positive and realistic approach to emergency and disaster situations where citizens will be initially on their own and their actions can make a difference.
This course should be attended by individuals with roles in emergency management who will promote, organize and administer the CERT program and personnel in emergency services that will conduct training.
www.floridadisaster.org /bpr/Preparedness/CERT/CERT_Page2.htm   (345 words)

 Emergency Response Team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Emergency Response Team (ERT) are the paramilitary police arm of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
The ERT Rappel Master acts as the communication link between the flight crew and operational units aboard the aircraft and on the ground.
The rappel master is responsible for the safe, swift, and efficient deployment of the assault group using signals to direct movement.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Emergency_Response_Team   (396 words)

 CERT - Community Emergency Response Team
The Community Emergency Response Team is a program that focuses on that preparedness.
CERT teams within each community are to be prepared, self-activated, independently organized, and neighborhood oriented with support from cities and public safety agencies.
Team coordinators are in charge of recruitment, new/recurring training, activity/event scheduling as well as mobilization and staging decisions.
fire.countyofventura.org /CERT/index.html   (212 words)

 Community Emergency Response Team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the United States a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), sometimes known as a Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT), or Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET), is a group of volunteer emergency workers who have received basic training in disaster preparedness, disaster fire suppression, basic disaster medical operations, light search and rescue, and team operations.
Work under the supervision of the Team Leader, searching for and providing rescue of victims as is prudent under the conditions; when not accomplishing their primary mission, assist the Fire Suppression Team, assist in the triage or treatment area as needed; other duties as assigned; communicate with Team Leader.
If the teams lack trained staff (likely, as most people are likely to be unorganized volunteers), the leader rips out sections of the notebook acquired during his training, and the teams self-train on-the-spot.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Community_Emergency_Response_Team   (2531 words)

 NEMRT | NATIONAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONSE TEAM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The National Emergency Medical Response Team was created in the aftermath of the tragedy of September 11th to foster greater Public Health preparedness and response to crises which result from natural disasters, epidemic illness, or terrorist attacks of a chemical, biological, or radiological nature.
As a member of a national health response team you will experience a new level of civic pride and commitment.
We are creating a national and international directory of emergency medical providers to make our trained membership readily available to law enforcement and fire safety personnel during critical incidents and natural disasters.
www.nemrt.org   (285 words)

 Emergency Motorway Response Team
When there’s an accident or a dangerous situation on a motorway or major road, the time taken to respond is crucial - not only for the emergency services such as police, fire and ambulance, but for the trucks that remove the debris and allow traffic to keep moving.
AMScott, which is responsible for emergency response on the motorways and trunk roads in much of the East Midlands, is now using a Navman Wireless solution, running over the Vodafone GPRS network, to halve the time it takes to respond to motorway incidents.
Promising to cut response times to a motorway incident from 60 minutes to 30 minutes was a vital part of AMScott’s successful bid.
www.navman.com /Navman/Templates/navnewsarticle____16180.aspx   (412 words)

 Campus Emergency Response Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
CERT members also are encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking a more active role in emergency preparedness projects on campus.
A: The Campus Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.
If a disaster happens that overwhelms local response capability, CERT members can apply the training learned in the classroom and during exercises to give critical support to their family, loved ones, neighbors or associates in their immediate area until help arrives.
www2.ucsc.edu /disaster/CERT.htm   (593 words)

 Emergency Response Team Procedure [printing]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Emergency Management Team is responsible for coordinating the appropriate response to an emergency situation and managing the recovery effort.
The Initial Evaluation Team is the first recovery team to respond to an emergency situation; it does not wait to be activated by the Emergency Management Team.
However, depending on the nature of the emergency, the Emergency Management Team may elect to notify the Initial Response Team leader to not assemble/react and to await further instructions.
www.calpoly.edu /~ccs/printable/disaster_emergencyresponseteam.html   (150 words)

 Community Emergency Response Team
In Volusia County, the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a local effort focusing on "neighbor helping neighbor" in any type of traumatic event that imperils the safety of the citizens and causes the potential for injury or personal loss.
Because emergency services personnel will not be able to help everyone immediately, you can make a difference by using the training in the CERT program to save lives and protect property.
CERT is a positive and realistic approach to emergency and disaster situations where citizens may initially be on their own and their actions can make a difference.
volusia.org /fireservices/cert.htm   (439 words)

 Emergency Response Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
has specially equipped emergency response trucks and crews on call 24 hrs.
When an emergency happens we are normally able to get equipment and personal to the scene within hours.
Our emergency response trucks with portable lighting and generators are equipped with the material to do temporary board-ups, shoring and roof containment.
www.ct-bc.com /emergency_response_team.htm   (69 words)

 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a component of Citizen Corps.
CERT training prepares neighborhood teams for disaster situations where citizens will initially be on their own and their actions can make a difference.
Following a disaster, emergency responders may not be able to meet the demand for emergency assistance.
www.boonecountyky.org /EM/CERT.aspx   (214 words)

 Timpanogos Emergency Response Team
Emergency Response Team (TERT) was organized in 1983 to assist hikers and climbers on Mt. Timpanogos.
Members of the team are also positioned at the Timpooneke and Aspen Grove Trail Head to provide wilderness trail information and communication with the "high camp." TERT functions under the auspices of the Utah County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Department of Forestry, Pleasant Grove Ranger Station.
Since its inception, the team has treated hundreds of injuries, located many lost hikers, and has been credited for saving a number of lives, due, in part, to its fast response time.
www.tert.org   (410 words)

 The Lakehead University Emergency First Response Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Lakehead University Emergency First Response Team is a team of volunteer students trained in Advanced First Aid with the assistance of local Paramedics.
We exist to provide emergency medical assistance to all students, faculty, staff and visitors of the Lakehead University Community.
The LU EFRT is an active member of the Association of Campus Emergency Response Teams of Canada (ACERT), is registered with the U.S. Based National Collegiate EMS Foundation (NCEMSF), and is a member of the locally based Thunder Heart Network.
www.lufirstresponse.ca   (227 words)

 BSCC - 24-hr Trafficking Emergency Response Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Trafficking Response Team is the collaborative effort of coalition members to provide on-call round-the-clock services to victims of trafficking and their families.
The team is deployed at the request of victims and / or their families, social service agencies, clinic staff and doctors, concerned citizens, and law enforcement personnel to provide support services.
Once a victim has been assessed and identified the team works closely with the victim, their family, and Law enforcement, to develop a victim assistance plan in order to move the victim from crisis to stability and re-integration into daily life.
www.bsccoalition.org /team.html   (406 words)

 Computer Emergency Response Team
A full description of the procedures followed and the action taken in response to a security incident is available.
The primary role of the CERT team in this case is 'damage limitation' and helping with evidence gathering: we will inform the other site about the attack and either ask them for help in investigating the intrusion from their end, or alert them to possible damage done from your system.
MC's e-mail team have implemented an anti-spam service, this document also describes actions taken by MC to prevent systems under its control from being used for spam distribution and for the detections of spam.
www.its.manchester.ac.uk /security/computeremergencyresponseteam/index.htm   (898 words)

 City of Tigard > City Hall > Departments > Public Works > Emergency Management Program > Community Emergency Response ...
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, using the model originally created by the Los Angeles City Fire Department, began promoting the nationwide use of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) concept in 1993.
The goal is for emergency personnel to train members of neighborhoods, community organizations, or businesses in basic response skills.
CERT members are then integrated into the emergency response capability for their neighborhood.
www.ci.tigard.or.us /city_hall/departments/public_works/emergency/cert.asp   (295 words)

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