CSP2202-OLT - Electrofishing Safety (Formerly FIS2202)

Course CodeCSP2202-OLT
Course TitleElectrofishing Safety (Formerly FIS2202)
DescriptionIncrease knowledge of and skills in electrofishing safety that will result in reduced incidents and injuries to crew members while maintaining efficient job performance. For U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service employees, the Service electrofishing safety policy (241 FW6) states that:

• 6.6 C. “All members of the electrofishing team must receive an electrofishing safety orientation at least once per season and prior to the start of electrofishing activities or when they join the team during the field season.”

• “The safety orientation must include the NCTC Electrofishing Safety course (FIS2202).”

By the end of this session, the participant will be able to:

• Recognize and appreciate the risks inherent in electrofishing sampling

• Discuss the purpose and value of safety policy documents

Delivery MethodOnline Self Study
Non-FWS Fee$0.00
Instructional Hours2
Course Content ContactAlan Temple; alan_temple@fws.gov; (304) 876-7440; alan_temple@fws.gov
Curriculum CategoryEcology and Field Biology
Course FrequencyOnce per year
Registration LinkLMS
Extracted from DOI LEARN on3/9/2016 8:25:12 AM

Schedule:  CSP2202-OLT - Electrofishing Safety (Formerly FIS2202)