April 17, 2014

Free CERT Emergency Training Classes, Jan. 9- Feb. 20, 2014


Brad Davis, Emergency Services Coordinator for the City of Malibu, in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Fire Department, will conduct the next series of free Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) training classes beginning January 9.

This is important disaster preparedness training for the whole community that takes place at Malibu City Hall for a series of seven Wednesday and Thursday evening classes. Anyone who previously attended CERT training but missed a class can make it up here to graduate and receive their CERT backpack. The schedule is as follows:

Thurs. Jan. 9— Disaster Preparedness overview

Thurs., Jan. 16—Fire Suppression

Wed., Jan. 22—Disaster Medical Triage & Rescue

Thurs., Jan. 30—First Aid and Medical Organization

Thurs., Feb. 6—Light Search & Rescue

Thurs. Feb. 13—Team Organization, Disaster Psychology & Terrorism

Thurs., Feb. 20—Disaster Simulation exercise & Graduation

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Classes are held at Malibu City Hall, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road, Malibu, from 6-8:30 p.m. and all classes must be attended in order to graduate. Missed classes,may be made up at a later date. Upon completion, participants receive a free beginner’s backpack of emergency gear.

To sign up for the classes contact Brad Davis on (310) 456-2489 ext. 260; or bdavis@malibucity.org.