Make sure you're prepared to respond to incidents involving hybrid and electric vehicles!

Blog Post created by andrewklock Employee on Oct 19, 2012



NFPA started a nationwide training tour last summer and has already trained thousands of first responders in the classroom. Now the same content is available on your computer. This dynamic online training course includes all the same topics covered in the classroom:

  • Introduction to hybrid and electric vehicles
  • Basic electrical concepts
  • Vehicle systems and charging stations
  • Identification methods
  • Immobilization process
  • Disabling procedures
  • Extrication operations
  • Fires
  • Submersions
  • Incidents involving charging stations
  • High voltage battery damage

The online, self-paced program is designed to provide first responders with the tools and information they need to safely handle emergency situations involving EVs, PHEVs, and charging stations. Be prepared to respond!