6th INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE AND PROTECTION COURSE
FOR INSTRUCTORS
LÁZNĚ BOHDANEČ, CZECH REPUBLIC
1 – 9 JUNE 2022

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

 

  Time   Activity
 Arrival of participants in Prague, transfer to Lázně Bohdaneč

  Time   Activity
09:00 – 09:30Official opening, keynote speech, introduction of participants
09:30 – 09:45Official photo
09:45 – 10:00Administrative information
10:00 – 10:30Lecture: Population Protection Institute as a part of the Integrated Rescue System
10:30 – 11:00Coffee/tea break
11:00 – 11:30Lecture: Article X of the Chemical Weapons Convention
11:30 – 12:15Lecture: Chemical Weapons Disarmament
12:30 – 13:30Lunch
13:30 – 16:00Lecture and demonstration: Basic pre-hospital care in case of chemical warfare agents exposure (transfer to University of Defence, Hradec Kralove)
16:00 – 16:30Coffee/tea break
16:30 – 17:30Equipment handover
18:00 – 21:30Welcome dinner hosted by the OPCW

  TimeActivity
08:00 – 08:45Lecture: Chemical agents – properties, toxicity, classification
08:45 – 09:30Lecture: Personal protection
09:30 – 10:00Lecture: Detection – general overview, training detection kit
10:00 – 10:30Coffee/tea break
10:30 – 11:15Lecture: Decontamination
11:15 – 11:45Teaching methodology
12:00 – 13:30Lunch
13:30 – 14:00Breaking into two working groups, setting up general objectives
14:00 – 14:30Assignment of a special task for each participant
14:30 – 15:00Coffee/tea break
15:00 – 16:00Self-study session with the assistance of instructors, use of course manuals
16:00 – 18:00Individual preparation for participants’ presentations

  Time Activity
08:00 – 10:00 Lectures, demonstrations, practical training: each participant presents assigned task (two classes running in parallel)
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee/tea break
10:30 – 12:15 Lectures, demonstrations, practical training: each participant presents assigned task (two classes running in parallel – continued)
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:45 Lecture: Sampling
15:00 – 16:30 On-site demonstration and training: Detection, sampling, decontamination (three teams, exchanging workplaces)
16:30 – 17:00 Coffee/tea break

  TimeActivity
08:00 – 10:00Lecture, demonstration: Personal protective equipment
10:00 – 10:30Coffee/tea break
10:30 – 11:15Lecture: Dealing with chemical agents / Medical point of view
11:30 – 13:00Lunch
13:00 – 16:00Practical session: Protection during a chemical emergency, communication
16:00 – 16:30Coffee/tea break

  Time Activity
08:00 – 08:45 Lecture: Evaluation of a chemical situation: Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) and Wireless Information System for Emergency First Responders (WISER)
08:45 – 09:45 Table-top exercise: Evaluation of a chemical situation: ERG, WISER (two teams, exchanging workplaces)
09:45 – 10:15 Coffee/tea break
10:15 – 11:15 Demonstration: HazMat reconnaissance vehicles (two teams, exchanging workplaces)
11:15 – 11:45 Evaluation of a chemical situation/final debriefing
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 16:00 Guided field exercise: Terrorist attack with chemical warfare agents (partial protection)
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee/tea break

  TimeActivity
08:00 – 08:45Lecture: C- Detection
08:45 – 09:30Lecture: Integrated Rescue System of the Czech Republic
09:30 – 10:00Coffee/tea break
10:00 – 11:00Lecture: Hot-Zone Management
11:00 – 11:45Lecture: Leadership
12:00 – 13:30Lunch
13:30 – 15:30Field exercise 1: Criminal investigation (full protection)
15:30 – 16:30Coffee/tea break and refreshing break
16:30 – 17:30Debriefing of field exercise 1

  Time Activity
08:30 – 10:30 Field exercise 2: Traffic accident with toxic industrial chemicals (full protection)
10:30 – 11:30 Coffee/tea break and refreshing break
11:30 – 12:15 Evaluation and debriefing of field exercise 2
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 Visit of chemical, biological and radiological laboratories
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee/tea break
16:00 – 17:00 Evaluation of the course, completion of OPCW evaluation forms

  Time Activity
08:30 – 09:15 Equipment maintenance, return of equipment
09:30 – 11:00 Transfer to Prague
11:00 – 16:00 Sightseeing in Prague
16:00 – 17:00 Prague hotel: check-in
17:00 – 18:00 Official closing ceremony
18:00 – 20:00 Official dinner