Animal Decontamination Exercise is an 8-hour practical animal decontamination awareness and technical training. Participants will be trained using live animals from service, working and companion animals to livestock. All animals are properly handled and trained for this exercise. Safety of the animals and participants is priority.
Under FEMA resource typing, animal decontamination personal must participate in an animal decontamination exercise once every two years.
A large animal livestock system is provided for low stress handling.
A certificate of completion will be provided once students show knowledge and the ability to properly decontaminate an animal. This training meets the requirement for FEMA participation of animal decontamination exercise.
Pre-Requisite: 24-Hour Hazwoper or 40-hour Hazwoper with animal decontamination.
Agency Requirements: Location to conduct exercise for animal decontamination.
Cost: Determined by location, type and quantity of animals used.
· Proper Animal Decontamination of service, working, companion animals and livestock.
· Practical exercise includes full dress out of team with complete set up and tear down of animal decontamination site.