Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this training, the student will be able to:

  • Recognize diseases and illnesses that threaten responders.

  • Relate the danger of certain narcotics to responders.

  • List the hazards of extreme weather.

  • Explain hazards related to electricity.

  • Discuss the dangers of insects and venomous reptiles.

  • Explain ways to ensure responder safety.

Course Content

    1. Course Information

    2. TCOLE Credit

    3. Hidden Hazards Learning Objectives

    4. Hidden Hazards Worksheet

    1. Introduction.pdf

    2. Video Transcript: Off-Duty Firefighter Killed

    3. Video: Off-Duty Firefighter Killed

    4. Knowledge Checkpoint

    1. Diseases and Illnesses

    2. Video Transcript: Man Accused of Biting and Spitting at Troopers

    3. Video: Man Accused of Biting and Spitting at Troopers

    4. Knowledge Checkpoint

    1. Narcotic Exposure.pdf

    2. Video Transcript: Doctors Say Police Can't OD on Fentanyl

    3. Video: Doctors Say Police Can't OD on Fentanyl

    4. Knowledge Checkpoint

    1. Extreme Weather.pdf

    2. Video Transcript: Firefighters Work Through Oppressive Heat

    3. Video: Firefighters Work Through Oppressive Heat

    4. Knowledge Checkpoint

    1. Electricity.pdf

    2. Video Transcript: Youngstown Officer Shocked by Downed Power Line

    3. Youngstown Officer Talks about Being Shocked by Downed Power Line

    4. Knowledge Checkpoint

About this course

  • Free
  • 37 lessons
  • 0.5 hours of video content