Name: Emergency Preparedness

Description: First Aid Merit Badge is a pre-requiste for this course. Please review the Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge Requirements (http://www.sccfd.org/images/documents/community_education/EmergPrepBadgeRequirmentsRev82019.pdf). Self-Study requirements must be completed prior to attending the Midway Merit Badge class. Classroom training to earn Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge includes the following topics: Bay Area Risks and Emergency Procedures -Responding to disasters -Impacts to infrastructure and communities Be Ready for Disasters -Preparing at home -Make a Plan -Get a Kit -Stay Informed Fire Safety -Home fire safety -Smoke alarms/CO alarms -Home escape planning Fire Extinguishers -Classes of fire/types of extinguishers -Operating a fire extinguisher -Safety precautions Household Hazardous Materials -Identifying and disposing of household hazardous materials -Responding to hazardous materials emergencies Recognizing and Treating Life Threatening Conditions -Obstructed airway -Hands-Only CPR -Control bleeding

Difficulty: Medium

Eagle-required: false

Staffed: true

Time Slot: AM

Size: 24

Registered Count: 23

Instructor name: Santa Clara Fire Department Emergency Responder

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Status: Full

Worksheets url: http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Emergency-Preparedness.pdf

Room: R8

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