Homemade Explosives: Awareness, Recognition, and Response (HME)

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The HME course provides first responders with information on general explosive characteristics and hazards, homemade explosive precursor materials, homemade explosive manufacturing indicators, and Improvised Explosive Device (IED) components. Additionally, the course teaches first responders how to identify a homemade explosive laboratory and how to establish scene safety and security in such an incident. First responders are also presented information regarding community awareness and education programs related to homemade explosives. This information better prepares first responders to recognize hazards associated with homemade explosives during response operations.

Learning Objectives
Recognize explosive physical characteristics and hazards.
Identify Homemade Explosive (HME) precursor materials and manufacturing equipment.
Identify Improvised Explosive Device (IED) components and manufacturing indicators.
Recognize Homemade Explosive (HME) laboratory indicators.
Identify scene safety and security procedures at a Homemade Explosive (HME) incident.
Recommended Audience
Emergency management
Emergency medical services
Fire service
Law enforcement

This course is delivered by New Mexico Tech instructors in communities across the United States. Course delivery and materials funding is provided by The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Course level: Awareness
Duration: 8 hours
Duration in days: 1
Continuing Education Units: 0.8
Version: 11.2015
Method of instruction: Classroom presentation
Certification: New Mexico Tech Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center course certification.

Course date: 12/27/19
Course time: 8am-4pm
Fee: None
Location: Ocean County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Management, Robert J. Miller Airpark, Bayville, NJ

EVERY PARTICIPANT NEEDS TO HAVE REGISTERED FOR A FEMA SID # BEFORE THE COURSE DATE.
https://cdp.dhs.gov/FEMASID/