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Training

Witt O’Brien’s provides a complete suite of standard emergency preparedness training offerings that include response management, compliance, command and control, and functional needs. We have assembled a staff of nationally recognized trainers; former State Emergency Management Training Officers; ICS 449 trainers; and reputable training personnel in mitigation, recovery, and regulatory compliance. We stand alone when it comes to our ability to provide emergency management, disaster response, risk reduction, and emergency preparedness training.

Witt O’Brien’s separates itself from the competition because all of our trainers are also responders. We add real-world experiences to the academic learning environment. Our trainers include former agency emergency managers, chemical engineers, college educators, firefighters, law enforcement, public information specialists, public sector emergency managers, regulatory responders, scientific support specialists, and search and rescue specialists.

Our trainers are able to enhance emergency preparedness training as they have worked in a broad array of Industries, which include:

  • Chemical Manufacturing
  • County Government
  • FEMA
  • Public Utilities Commission
  • International Oil Company
  • Oil Spill Response Organization
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Public Utilities
  • US Air Force
  • US Army
  • US Coast Guard
  • US Department of Agriculture
  • US Navy

Key training services include:

  • ICS 100, ICS 200, ICS 300, and ICS 400
  • ICS 320
  • ICS Section-Specific Training
  • 8-hour HAZWOPER Refresher
  • 24-hour HAZWOPER
  • Oil Spill Management (based on IMO Level 3)
  • Regulatory training for:
    • Storm water permits
    • Safety
    • Spill prevention, control, and countermeasures (SPCC) plans
    • Facility response plans (FRP)
    • Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)/Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
    • Security (MTSA)
    • Other customizable training programs to assist in compliance efforts