Training And Products

Online Training

The Emergency Public Information Subcommittee has developed and released an online training on how to engage with the public via Facebook during an emergency. This self-paced course is a great resource for you and your emergency management organization. 
EXR 131 E-WBT Fundamental of Emergency Management Exercise Design (1 hour)
This course is designed to provide the student with an overview of an effective approach to the design and development of exercises that meet DOE/NNSA requirements and guidance for ensuring effective exercise design.
EXR 132 E-WBT Exercise Builder (3 hours)
This course provides nine video modules that cover the major steps in developing an exercise using the Exercise Builder v8 software application. The YouTube style videos guides you through the major features and function of the application in a step-by-step, easy to follow manner. Self-guided activities are also included so that you can practice on the actual Exercise Builder v8 application.
This course focuses on developing sound exercise objectives that form the basis for exercise development. The training guides the learner through a step-by-step process for developing operation-based exercises.
EXR 153 E-WBT Developing Exercise Scenarios (2 hours)
The course focuses on developing exercise scenarios, scenario materials, and control and evaluation guides for operations-based exercises.

Basic Exercise Controller/Evaluator Training ​

The goal of this tutorial is to train federal and contractor employees assigned as Controllers, Evaluators, and/or Controller/Evaluator in the standard basic techniques of exercise control and evaluation as outlined in the DOE Guide 151.1-3, Programmatic Elements Emergency Management Guide, Chapter 3, Exercises.


Exercise Responder/Player Briefing

The goal of this briefing is to prepare emergency responders and players prior to their participation in Department of Energy and National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) site/facility emergency exercises and drills. It is designed to take approximately 15 to 20 minutes to complete.

DOE/NNSA Fire Company and Command Officer Baseline Qualifications

The purpose of this recommended enterprise best practice is to identify a baseline credential comprised of performance-based qualifications and training, to promote compliance with applicable regulations, and to the extent possible, provide a more standardize approach to Department of Energy (DOE) fire officer development across the complex.

Exercise Builder Version 8

EBv8 is the next generation of the Exercise Builder software. It has been redesigned and developed using Microsoft's most current application development technology and allows for easy implementation of future improvements. You must be an EMI SIG member to receive a copy of EBv8.​

Categorization and Classification Overview for Offsite Agencies (PowerPoint)

​The purpose of this training course is to provide a foundation for an Offsite Training Program for Offsite Response entities that is in compliance with DOE Order 151.1C, Comprehensive Emergency Management System and DOE Guide 151.1-3, Programmatic Elements. 
The materials and training content should be standardized across the complex with the exception of site-specific responsibilities.  In some areas throughout this training, it will be appropriate for DOE/NNSA sites to insert applicable site-specific material.​

Resource Library of Emergency Management Topics

This library is a collection of Emergency Management Program topics developed by the EMI SIG Training Subcommittee for use in preparing emergency management briefings, orientations, and training materials.

Emergency Response Organization Proficiency Documentation Template

The EMI SIG Training Subcommittee prepared three templates that may be used to document position proficiency for individual Emergency Response Organization (ERO) members.​

Incorporating Lessons Learned/Best Practices into Emergency Management Training

​This report documents the process used to gather information from the Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) complex and others and provides examples on how to use Lessons Learned with a variety of training approaches.​

DMCC Assessment Guide

​This appraisal tool presents five attributes of an effective meteorological program, as determined by the DMCC leadership. It is intended to be used as a tool for the self-appraisal process.​

A Guide for the Conduct of Emergency Response Tabletop Activities

​The purpose of this Guide is to provide DOE contractor organizations with information that can be used to better understand tabletop training programs. Tabletop training activities can be applied, individually or as a team, to any working group whose successful performance depends on the timely and appropriate interaction of all individuals involved in emergency response efforts.​


Protective Action Criteria Database

PAC values in the searchable database and tables correspond to Revision 29A, published June 2018. This database provides information for 3,146 chemicals. PAC values in the searchable database and tables correspond to Revision 29A, published June 2018. This database provides information for 3,146 chemicals.