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Holland township
police department
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
61 Church Road Milford, New Jersey 08848
you want to volunteer your services and become trained to protect yourself and families from disasters
(natural and man made)...

Become a C.E.R.T. MEMBER- contact the Holland Township Police Department at (908) 995-9629 and
leave your name and telephone number so we can put you on our TEAM or email Detective Sean Gutsick at
sgutsick@hollandtwp.org.

                                    COURSE OVERVIEW

The C.E.R.T. Training consists of 20 hours of instruction over an eight-week period.  Classes are taught by
emergency responders, including firefighters, emergency medical and law enforcement personnel from
your community.  The course includes the following:

SESSION I: DISASTER TO PREPAREDNESS
Introduction to disasters specific to the community, and the impact if disaster on infrastructure.

SESSION II: DISASTER FIRE SUPPRESSION
Identifying and reducing potential fire hazards and basic fire suppression.

SESSION III: DISASTER MEDICAL OPERATIONS I
Treatment strategies for life threatening conditions and principles of triage.

SESSION IV: DISASTER MEDICAL OPERATIONS II
Head-to-toe patient assessment and treatment for various injuries.

SESSION V: LIGHT SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS
Techniques for sizing up and searching, lifting, cribbing, and removing victims; rescue safety.

SESSION VI: PSYCHOLOGY AND TEAM ORGANIZATION
The post-disaster emotional environment will be discussed.  C.E.R.T. Organization, decision making, and
documentation.

SESSION VII: TERRORISM
A brief overview of terrorism weapons.  Identifying targets in an area and discuss time/distance/shielding.

SESSION VIII: FINAL EXERCISE
Disaster Simulation realistic to your community.
COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM (C.E.R.T)
Holland Township CERT will be holding its 2014 class beginning
on April 8th.  If you are interested in joining, please email
Colleen
provide your name, mailing address, phone number and email