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This course supports individuals who have already received some radiation education or knowledge and will train them how to support first responders in a radiological event or emergency. This course will also train professionals in radiation jobs on how to respond to radiological events and assist first responders. After completing this course, students will understand state and local response authorities, organizations and jurisdictional issues important for radiological response.
This program will provide health physics or radiation protection fundamentals directly applicable to the required Radiological Operations Support Specialist (ROSS) skill sets. Upon completion, you will be prepared to take the 40 hour FEMA ROSS qualification class.
A ROSS, or Radiological Operations Support Specialist, is a means for local health physicists and other personnel with radiological knowledge to support radiological response operations in an emergency.
The ROSS is a State and Local asset, not a representative of federal agencies. They report to and work in the best interests of state and local agencies.
What does the ideal ROSS volunteer look like?