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US&R StS Eastern Regional Training Application

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US&R Structures Specialist Eastern Regional Training -  13-14 July 2024

Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC)
Shumaker Public Safety Center
One HACC Drive, Gate #5, Harrisburg, PA 17110

Time:  Saturday 08:00 thru 18:00 CST with 30 min lunch period
   Sunday 07:30 - 13:00 

Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel
4650 Lindle Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17111
Reservation at: 
OR Call: (888) 236-2427
Cut-Off Date: 21-June 2024

These group reservations honor the Federal Government Rate for this area of $121.00/night, tax excluded.

  • The FEMA US&R StS Position Description recommends that Task Force StS complete this training every two years.  This is continuing education, the SECOND scheduled training for this V8 curriculum.
  • Training focuses on assessing structural behavior of damaged buildings, crane chart review/field exercise, advanced Total Station monitoring, SARCOP/RST, use of StS forms, case studies on recent events (Turkey EQ and Maui Wildfires) and other topics.

  • Training mission is to provide two days (15-hours) of individual intensive hands-on training.

  • Space will be limited to maximize hands-on field training and ensure mission success.

  • Class tuition is free (meals, lodging & travel must be covered by Task Force, Agency, or students).






  • Laptop computer, Smart Phone, notebook, tape measure, Smart Phone, Crosby User’s Guide, FOG booklet.
  • Nikon NPL-352, NIVO or Series N Total Station & tripod (1 per StS or team of two StS from each Task Force).
  • One set minimum of the StS Forms from the "Library."
  • Attire is official Task Force BDUs and/or Task Force t-shirt as well as standard PPE (helmet, boots, gloves, eye & ear protection, knee pads, sun block, rain gear, etc.).


Training Agenda: Schedule to be sent just prior to training


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