Training Courses

Train Like You Mean It!

Have you ever attended a training and within the first 5 minutes asked yourself why am I wasting my time? This instructor is a robot who doesn’t care if I actually learn anything, they just want to get it over with. I have, many times, which is why when I built this company I formed it around the concept of retention. If you don’t walk away from one of our classes better informed and excited about the topic then we have failed you, and our goal is to never fail a student. We take the real-world approach to training. In the field of emergency response and leadership we have taken a wealth of experience and translated it into what you really need to know. Were not going to sugar coat it, if it’s hard well tell you it’s hard and give you the tools to work through it. We understand that your time is valuable because ours is too, and therefore we will provide a training experience that meets your needs and won’t waste your time. We look forward to working with you in the future.

Kipp Sanders



On-Site Training Courses

In the world of emergency response there are two types of learners. Those who learn best by watching and listening, and those who need the hands-on experience to solidify what is being taught. Ready Response Training, LLC. understands this philosophy and strives with every on-site course to meet the expectations of the client and most importantly the student. Our courses are crafted with decades of experience in what we are teaching so they will prepare you for dealing with real world problems. Give us a try and let us help you with your training needs.

Hospital First Receiver 

This course meets the requirements for JCAHO – Hospital First Receiver, and OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 for Awareness, and Operations Level training for workers at a hospital. This course is designed for hospital site workers who could potentially come into contact with patients who have been exposed to hazardous materials.

Hospital Incident Command

The Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) is a structured framework that provides guidance for hospital emergency management and incident response. Understanding the various components of HICS can help hospitals effectively prepare for and respond to a variety of incidents. We offer  basic and advanced level courses to meet your incident command team needs.

Hazmat Awareness and Operations

Adopted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, NFPA 472, Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents helps reduce accidents, injuries, illnesses, disabilities, and fatalities by ensuring that responders to haz-mat/WMD incidents are up to the task. The Awareness and Operations level courses meet the NFPA 472 and 1072 standards and  designed to provide a dynamic educational experience that combines lecture and hands-on components which aids in retention.

Hazmat Incident Command

This course is designed to equip first responders with the knowledge and skills required to handle and respond to hazardous materials incidents safely and effectively, adhering to NFPA 472 standards. Participants will learn to analyze incidents, implement response objectives, and perform defensive operations, including containment and control of hazardous substances. This course is intended for firefighters, emergency medical services, and other emergency personnel who might be involved in the initial stages of a hazardous materials incident.

Hazmat for EMS

This course equips emergency medical personnel with the skills and knowledge required to respond safely and effectively to hazardous materials incidents, aligning with the standards set by NFPA 473. Participants will learn how to assess risks, manage contaminated patients, and perform decontamination procedures, while ensuring their own safety and that of others. The course combines classroom instruction with practical exercises, providing comprehensive training on the medical management of patients exposed to hazardous substances.

Responding to Chlorine Incidents

This specialized training course is designed for first responders, hazardous materials teams, and industrial personnel who may be involved in handling or responding to incidents involving chlorine. Chlorine, a common yet hazardous chemical used in various industries, poses significant risks during accidental releases or in emergency situations. This course provides participants with in-depth knowledge and practical skills necessary to effectively respond to chlorine leaks, spills, or exposures to protect themselves, the public, and the environment.

Online Training Courses

First Receiver Awareness

First Responder Awareness Level training is required for those employees who work In the contaminant-free Hospital Post-decontamination Zone, but might be in a position to identify a contaminated victim who arrived unannounced. This group includes ED clinicians, ED clerks, receiving clerks, and ED triage staff who would be responsible for notifying hospital authorities of the arrival, but would not reasonably be anticipated to have contact with the contaminated victims. 

This Course mirrors the on-site course and is self paced. Certificates are earned after successful completion. 

First Receiver Operations

OSHA letters of interpretation specify that hospitals must provide HAZWOPER First Responder Operations Level training to first receivers who are expected to decontaminate victims or handle victims before they are thoroughly decontaminated (OSHA, 2003, 2002b, 1999, 1992c, 1991a). This level of training is appropriate for anyone with a designated role in the Hospital Decontamination Zone.

This course mirrors the on-site course and is self paced. The operations level class requires a practical component that includes PPE donning and doffing and application of decontamination skills. 

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