Hybrid Vehicle Training
extrications. Emergency personnel will be educated on the
unique dangers surrounding these vehicles and how to minimize
the risk to both themselves and victims. From an in-depth look at
the technology in hybrids to response procedures, this training
covers everything needed to operate safely and effectively
around these vehicles.
This training program is tailored to the departments hours and
will include a PowerPoint presentation, a quick-reference sheet
on current hybrid models will be distributed to the students.

Class Topics:
        Introduction to Hybrid Vehicles
        Identification Methods: Formal/Informal
        Hybrid Vehicle Systems
        Gasoline Engine
        Electric Motor & Generator System
        High Voltage Batteries
        Electrical Distribution System
        Systems Operation
        Gasoline Engine & Electric Motor Relationship
        General Hazards
        High Voltage Hazards
        Battery/Chemical Hazards
        SRS Hazards
        Standard Gas Engine Hazards
        Safety and Response Procedures
        Vehicle Accidents and Extrications
        Vehicle Fires
        Submerged Vehicle