Electric Vehicle Safety Training

Electric Vehicle Safety Training

NFPA’s Electric Vehicle (EV) Safety Training team conducted a nationwide training tour in 2011, delivering classroom training to thousands of first responders. Now the same training is available online. This dynamic, self-paced course includes all the same topics covered in the classroom course:

  • Introduction to hybrid and electric vehicles
  • Basic electrical concepts
  • Vehicle systems and charging stations
  • Identification methods
  • Immobilization process
  • Disabling procedures
  • Extrication operations
  • Fires
  • Submersions
  • Incidents involving charging stations
  • High voltage battery damage

This interactive training program provides first responders with the tools and information they need to safely handle emergency situations involving EVs, PHEVs, and charging stations. Learn more about NFPA's Electric Vehicle Safety Training.


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