National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium
Webinar: First Responder Safety Training for Electric Vehicles
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
6:00 pm (CST)
Hosted by The Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities Coalition (DFWCC)
In collaboration with the Gatesville Fire Department
More electric vehicles (EVs) are on the road today than ever before. To help first responders prepare for incidents involving EVs, the DFWCC is offering a FREE, one-hour webinar that will inform participants about how to:
- Properly and safely identify, assess, and approach an electric drive vehicle
- Identify potential hazards of working with an EV
Chris Womock is a Captain with the Indianapolis Fire Department with 28 years of fire service experience. He has been with the Indianapolis Fire Department for almost 24 years, and during that time, he has served as a Lieutenant on an Engine and as part of the Fire Administration in the Special Ops Division as the Rescue Coordinator. Chris has been responsible for 15 extrication tactical teams.
He is currently finishing his
associates’ degree in Fire Science and is in the process of obtaining a
Bachelors in Fire Administration. Capt. Womock not only presents NAFTC’s
rigorously vetted safety information, he shares his personal stories and
insights about dealing with advanced technology vehicles in a way that is
meaningful to other first responders like himself.
NAFTC is headquartered at West Virginia University's Energy Institute.
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