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 Documentation

    • Online Course Acknowledgement

    • Expectations for Online Students

    • Hidden Hazards Learning Objectives

    • Hidden Hazards Worksheet

  • 2

    Introduction

    • Introduction.pdf

    • Video Transcript: Off-Duty Firefighter Killed

    • Video: Off-Duty Firefighter Killed

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 3

    Diseases and Illnesses

    • Diseases and Illnesses

    • Video Transcript: Man Accused of Biting and Spitting at Troopers

    • Video: Man Accused of Biting and Spitting at Troopers

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 4

    Narcotic Exposure

    • Narcotic Exposure.pdf

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

    • Video: Doctors Say Police Can't OD on Fentanyl

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 5

    Extreme Weather

    • Extreme Weather.pdf

    • Video Transcript: Firefighters Work Through Oppressive Heat

    • Video: Firefighters Work Through Oppressive Heat

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 6

    Electricity

    • Electricity.pdf

    • Video Transcript: Youngstown Officer Shocked by Downed Power Line

    • Youngstown Officer Talks about Being Shocked by Downed Power Line

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 7

    Insects and Venomous Reptiles

    • Insects and Venomous Reptiles.pdf

    • Video Transcript: Firefighter Hospitalized After Bee Attack

    • Video: Firefighter Hospitalized After Bee Attack

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 8

    Conclusion

    • Conclusion.pdf

    • Video Transcript: 911 Call Snake Attack

    • Video: 911 Call Snake Attack

    • Video Transcript: Utah Trooper Hit by Car

    • Video: Utah Trooper Hit by Car

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 9

    Final Exam

    • Hidden Hazards Final Exam

  • 10

    Course Evaluation

    • Course Evaluation