106 KAR 1:210. Local emergency management training

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/106/001/210.htm
Published: 2015

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      106 KAR 1:210. Local emergency

management training.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 39A.050(2)(l),

39B.020(3)(d), 39C.050(1), (2)

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS

39A.050(2)(m), 39A.070(3), 39C.050(1), (2)

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY:

KRS 39A.050(2)(l) requires the division to institute emergency management

training programs. KRS 39B.020(3)(d) requires a local director to attend

required training. KRS 39C.050(1), (2) requires local emergency management

agency personnel to complete required training. This administrative regulation

establishes training requirements for a local director and other local

emergency management agency personnel.

 

      Section 1. Definitions. (1)

"Emergency Management Development Program" means the training

curriculum established in Section 2(2) and (3) of this administrative

regulation.

      (2) "Emergency management

training" means a seminar, workshop, course, class, or instruction

conducted, sponsored, specified, offered through, or approved by the division.

      (3) "Federal fiscal year"

means a period beginning October 1 of a calendar year and ending September 30

of the following calendar year.

      (4) "Local staff member"

means a deputy director, paid or volunteer, or a person appointed to a local

emergency management agency pursuant to KRS 39B.070(3), and specified in KRS

39C.050(2).

      (5) "Successfully complete"

means to attend or participate in emergency management training and acquire and

submit to the division a copy of an instructor-provided training completion

certificate or record.

 

      Section 2. Local Director Training

Requirement. (1) Within thirty (30) days of appointment pursuant to KRS

39B.020(1), a local director shall successfully complete an orientation

conducted by the division, covering Kentucky’s emergency management system and

programs administered by local directors in Kentucky.

      (2) Within the first full federal

fiscal year following appointment pursuant to KRS 39B.020(1), a local director

shall successfully complete the following:

      (a) A correspondence or Internet

training course or an introductory course conducted by the division, covering

incident command and incident management system basic concepts;

      (b) A correspondence or Internet

training course covering mitigation benefits, methods, resources and planning;

      (c) A training course of at least

four (4) hours covering emergency operations center basic concepts;

      (d) A training course, conducted by

the division, covering rapid assessment of disaster scenes and proper damage

and reporting procedures; and

      (e) A training course of at least

eight (8) hours covering hazardous materials "first responder awareness

level" emergency response competencies as defined by the U.S. Occupational

Safety and Health Administration, to include instruction on employer and community

operating procedures.

      (3) By the second full federal fiscal

year following appointment, a local director shall begin study to successfully

complete the following:

      (a) A training course, conducted or

approved by the division, covering principles of the integrated emergency

management system, including interagency teams, coordination methods, and emergency

or disaster case studies;

      (b) A training course, conducted by

the division, covering development of a local emergency operations plan

consistent with the Kentucky Emergency Operations Plan;

      (c) A training course of at least

twenty-four (24) hours, covering exercise assessment, design, delivery and

evaluation skills, including a practical application component;

      (d) A training course of at least two

(2) hours covering local emergency planning committee member duties and

Kentucky’s system for implementation of the federal "Emergency Planning

and Community Right-to-Know Act";

      (e) A training course of at least

twelve (12) hours covering hazardous materials "first responder operations

level" emergency response competencies as defined by the U.S. Occupational

Safety and Health Administration, to include instruction on Commonwealth of

Kentucky hazardous materials response plans;

      (f) A training course, offered or

approved by the division, of at least eight (8) hours covering the eight (8)

component elements of an incident command system and incident management

system, to include practical application;

      (g) A training module, offered by the

division, covering the incident command system and incident management system

competencies for the on-scene incident commander level as defined by the U.S.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration for hazardous materials emergency

response; and

      (h) A training course of at least

four (4) hours covering requirements and procedures for obtaining and

implementing state and federal disaster assistance programs.

      (4) A local director shall

successfully complete:

      (a) At least two (2) of the courses

specified in subsection (3) of this section in each consecutive federal fiscal

year until all courses are successfully completed;

      (b) All courses of the Emergency

Management Development Program within the first five (5) full federal fiscal

years following appointment pursuant to KRS 39B.020(1);

      (c) The emergency management training

conducted annually in each federal fiscal year at a Governor’s Emergency

Management Workshop; and

      (d) At least thirty-two (32) total

hours of emergency management training in each federal fiscal year following

appointment or reappointment pursuant to KRS 39B.020(1) or 39B.020(3).

      (5) In meeting the annual training

requirement established in subsection (4)(d) of this section, a local director

shall receive credit for:

      (a) Emergency management training

completed in compliance with subsections (2) and (3) of this section;

      (b) No more than two (2) hours per

emergency management training correspondence course or Internet training course

successfully completed, not to exceed a total of four (4) hours annually;

      (c) No more than four (4) hours per

division-sponsored emergency management training course a local director

instructs, not to exceed a total of eight (8) hours annually; and

      (d) The training required by

subsection (4)(c) of this section.

 

      Section 3. Local Staff Member

Training Requirement. (1) In each full federal fiscal year following

appointment a deputy director shall successfully complete at least sixteen (16)

hours of training selected from:

      (a) Emergency management training

listed in subsection (2) of this section;

      (b) No more than two (2) hours per

emergency management training correspondence course or Internet training course

successfully completed, not to exceed a total of eight (8) hours; and

      (c) No more than four (4) hours per

division-sponsored emergency management training course a deputy director

instructs, not to exceed a total of eight (8) hours.

      (2) Except as provided in subsection

(1) of this section, a local staff member shall successfully complete at least

twelve (12) total hours of emergency management or administrative training in

each full federal fiscal year following appointment.

 

      Section 4. Request for Training

Credit. (1) In meeting the annual emergency management training requirement

specified in Section 2(4)(d) or 3 of this administrative regulation, a local

director or local staff member may request credit for training not conducted or

sponsored by the division.

      (2) To request credit for training

not conducted or sponsored by the division, a local director or local staff

member shall:

      (a) Complete a KyEM Form 300,

"Request for Training Credit" for each training course or

instructional offering for which credit is requested; and

      (b) Submit a completed KyEM Form 300,

"Request for Training Credit", to an area manager for transmittal to

the director.

      (3) A local director or local staff

member may be eligible to receive emergency management training credit under

this section if:

      (a) A completed KyEM Form 300,

"Request for Training Credit" is approved, in writing, by the

director; and

      (b) The training approved for credit

is successfully completed.

 

      Section 5. Training Documentation. A

local director or local staff member shall submit documentation of all

successfully completed emergency management training to an area manager within

thirty (30) calendar days of receipt following completion of training.

 

      Section 6. Incorporation by

Reference. (1) "Request for Training Credit, September 2000" is

incorporated by reference.

      (2) This material may be inspected,

copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Office of the

Director, Division of Emergency Management, State Emergency Operations Center,

100 Minuteman Parkway, Boone National Guard Center, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601,

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (27 Ky.R. 1980; Am. 2839; 3075; eff.

5-14-2001.)