Resources – ERHMS
ERHMS System Training Course WB2254
ERHMS training is now available online. The training is free and provides the necessary tools for implementing health monitoring and surveillance of emergency response workers. Important procedures for pre-deployment, deployment, and post-deployment are outlined
Continuing education credits can be obtained for those who register and successfully complete the course. Credits include: CEU/CE; CHES; CME; CNE Contact Hours; Pharmacist Contact Hours; and AAVSB/RACE.
We encourage all emergency response coordinators to take the training. To register, go to CDC TRAINexternal icon
IS-930: ERHMS System: Leadership Training
This leadership training course introduces the ERHMS system to leaders in organizations responsible for planning and executing incident response activities. The course focuses on optimizing the health and safety of response, remediation, recovery, and volunteer workers. The intended audience includes local, regional, state, tribal, and federal personnel who are responsible for the occupational safety and health of responders.
Participants can receive 0.1 continuing education units for completing the course.
We encourage all emergency response coordinators to take the training.
To register, go to the FEMA websiteexternal icon
- Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance System Overview pdf icon[PDF – 281 KB] – September 2017
- Rostering and Credentialing of Emergency Response and Recovery Workers – January 2013
- Pre-deployment Health Screening for Emergency Responders – January 2013
- Health and Safety Training – January 2013
- Data Management and Information Security – January 2013
- On-site Responder In-processing – January 2013
- Health Monitoring and Surveillance During Response Operations – January 2013
- Integration of Exposure Assessment, Responder Activity Documentation, and Controls into ERHMS – January 2013
- Communications of Exposure and Health Monitoring and Surveillance Data During an Emergency Response – January 2013
- Incident Personnel Out-processing Assessment – January 2013
- Post-Event Tracking of Emergency Responder Health and Function – January 2013
- Lessons Learned and After Action Assessments – January 2013
- Sleep deprivation and adverse health effects in United States Coast Guard responders to Hurricanes Katrina and Ritaexternal icon Sleep Health 2015 Dec; 1(4): 268-274
- Injuries and illnesses among American Red Cross responders – United States, 2008-2012
Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2014 Oct; 8(5):404-410
- Disaster-related exposures and health effects among US Coast Guard responders to hurricanes Katrina and Rita
J Occup Environ Med 2014 Aug; 56(8):820-833
- CDC Health Advisory: Resources Available for Local and State Public Health Officials: Preparing for and Responding to Bombing Events
- CDC Mass Casualty Preparedness and Response Information
- NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program
- NIOSH Traumatic Incident Stress
- OSHA Best Practices Information on Mass Casualty Incidents for Hospital-Based First Receiversexternal icon
- U.S. Chemical Safety Boardexternal icon