Thursday, July 5, 2012

NERT Disaster Preparedness Training Scheduled in Financial District - August 1 and 8

BOMA San Francisco Members:

The San Francisco Fire Department's Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT) is holding a FREE disaster preparedness training in the Financial District on August 1st and 8th 2012 (details below).  BOMA San Francisco Emergency Preparedness Committee members participate in the NERT program and have been working with the intrepid Lt. Erica Arteseros, NERT Program Coordinator, on establishing a NERT for the Financial District in San Francisco in the future.  The upcoming training are good first step in realizing that goal and  BOMA San Francisco members should take full advantage of this unique opportunity to learn what individuals can do in an emergency situation.

About NERT

NERT is a free training program for individuals, neighborhood groups and community-based organizations in San Francisco. Through this program, individuals will learn the basics of personal preparedness and prevention. The training also includes hands-on disaster skills that will help individuals respond to a personal emergency as well as act as members of a neighborhood response team.

FREE NERT Disaster Preparedness Training - Financial District

Paramount Group, Inc., Suite 375
55 Spear Street @ One Market Plaza
8:30am – 5:30pm
Wednesdays August 1 AND 8 2012*
RSVP to, call 415-970-2024 or register online.


August 1

Class Session 1
  • Earthquake Awareness, Preparedness and Hazard Mitigation
Class Session 2
  • Basic Disaster Skills; Fire Extinguishers; Hazardous Materials; Utilities Shut-offs
Class Session 3
  • Disaster Medicine
August 8

Class Session 4
  • Light Search and Rescue
Class Session 5
  • Team Organization and Management; Terrorism & NERT
Class Session 6
Hands-On Training; Skills Development and Application

*Please note that it is very important for participants to attend all sessions in order to gain the full scope and benefit of the training. New students may not join on the second day of training as too much material has already been covered.A Certificate will be issued. Make ups may be approved within 6 months.

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