Hybrid Electric Vehicle Systems Emergency Responders Training

by mobrian on October 1, 2009

Battery Safety Training

Funded by a Community Based Job Training Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor (Free Training)

Learn important information needed to safely respond to emergencies involving hybrid electric vehicles (HEV), including how the gas/electric hybrid operates and special rescue/extrication methods.

Upon completion of this 4 hour course the participants will be able to:

  • Safely de-power a hybrid electric vehicle
  • Safely perform high voltage disconnects
  • Understand the unique service issues related to HEV high voltage systems
  • Correctly use appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Explain hazards while driving, moving, and hoisting a hybrid electric vehicle

DATES  (Same training offered on each date – select one)

Saturday, October 3, 2009 -OR- Saturday, October 10, 2009

TIME 12:00PM – 4:00PM

LOCATION Washtenaw Community College 4800 East Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105-4800 Business & Education Building – Room BE171

FEE – FREE

REGISTRATION:  To register please email Debra Oliver at doliver@wccnet.edu Please include your full name, Email address and day time phone number. You will receive an email confirmation of your registration. Space is limited; registrations will be taken on first-come first-serve basis.

For further information or questions, you may contact Debra at 734-677-5027.

This project was funded by a grant awarded under the Community Based Job Training Grants, as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration.

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