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DPETAP is: Part of the National Domestic Preparedness Program. Sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Domestic Preparedness (ODP) Provides funding to States and Cities for specialized equipment Provides specialized training to emergency responders. DPETAP Program Elements.

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Dpetap is part of the national domestic preparedness program

DPETAP is: Part of the National Domestic Preparedness Program

  • Sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Domestic Preparedness (ODP)

  • Provides funding to States and Cities for specialized equipment

  • Provides specialized training to emergency responders


Dpetap program elements

DPETAP Program Elements

  • Mobile Technical Assistance Teams

  • Technical Information Services


Mobile technical assistance teams

Mobile Technical Assistance Teams

  • Mobile teams staffed by

    • Instructors/Technicians

  • Self-contained vehicles and equipment trailers

  • 3 days to 3 weeks on-site per visit


Mobile technical assistant teams provide

Services

Operator training

Maintenance training

Calibration training

Equipment decon training

Mobile Technical Assistant Teams Provide:

Equipment Training

  • Detection

  • Decontamination

  • Personal Protective Equipment


Training equipment and materials provided include

Training Equipment and Materials Provided Include:

  • Detection equipment for “hands-on” operation and maintenance training

  • Tool kits to support maintenance training

  • Job aids to support operation and maintenance training


Radiation detection courses

Radiation Detection Courses

  • First Responder Radiological Awareness

    • Fundamentals

    • Detection technology

    • Common Sources

  • First Responder Radiological Operations

    • Biological effects

    • Shipping requirements

    • Contamination Control

    • Survey techniques

  • First Responder Radiological Technician

    • Threat

    • Medical Treatment


Radiation detection equipment courses

Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of the Ludlum Model 2241-2 Emergency Response Kit

O&M of the Ludlum Model 3 Emergency Response Kit

O&M of the Radiation Pager–S

O&M of the 451B Ionization Chamber Survey Meter

O&M of the Thermo Electron FH 41 B Multi-Purpose Radiation Meter

O&M of the Thermo Electron FH 40 G Dose Rate Measuring Unit

Radiation Detection Equipment Courses


Since program inception may 2000

Since Program Inception – May, 2000

  • Pine Bluff Arsenal (PBA) and its training partner – General Physics Corporation (GP) – have provided 4,105 WMD training courses and exercises to 52,806 first responders:

    • On-site

    • At no cost

    • For 1,047 agencies

    • In 43 states/territories


Technical information services what

Equipment Specifications

O&M Data

Cost Data

Performance Data

Comparison data

Annotated Links

Equipment Information Bulletins

Job Aids

Lessons Learned

Reference Data

Technical Information Services . . . What?

How?

  • Telephone Helpline (800) 368-6498

  • Bulletins


In summary dpetap

In Summary, DPETAP...

  • Equipment-Focused

  • Two Program Elements

    • Mobile Technical Assistance Teams

      • Detection Equipment

      • Mass Casualty Personnel Decon

      • Personal Protective Equipment

    • Technical Information Services

      • Equipment Helpline


Dpetap points of contact

DPETAP Points of Contact:


For further information and scheduling assistance

For Further Information and Scheduling Assistance . . .

  • Send e-mail to: [email protected]

  • or

  • Call: Danny Mossburg

  • (870) 540-2387 or (870) 835-0030


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