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Explosives Safety, Recognition, and Handling

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Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 06, 2020
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Instructor Location:
LETAC Training Center & Office
840 S. Spring Street, Suite B
Springfield, IL 62704
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Instructor: Antony Lacey
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $0
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This 8-hour class will provide law enforcement with an ability to understand and identify different types of explosives.  The class will be administered by Department staff (Blasting Specialist or Blasting Expert) who are involved in the regulation of explosives in the Cook, Lake, McHenry, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Grundy, and Will County areas.  Students will be given an opportunity to see and hold inert explosives, ask questions and discuss issues/scenarios with Department personnel.  Students will also be provided with resources and contacts of individuals involved with the Department’s regulation of explosives.
 
Topics to be discussed include
  • Regulation of Illinois Explosives Act
  • Explosives Storage
  • Record Keeping
  • Explosives Safety
  • Fireworks-safety/enforcement (Division 1.3G vs. 1.4G)
  • Fireworks terms and definitions
  • High Explosives terms and definitions
  • Blasting/Initiating of Explosives
  • Duties of Bomb Squad personnel
To Register: Email registration to register@letac.org. You may also fill out and submit our online registration form through the website at www.letac.org or call 217-726-7014 to register by phone (be sure to include all pertinent information). MTU #10 local member department officers will be given registration preference until seven days prior to the date of class. After that date, registrations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis, regardless of MTU status. We cannot accept registrations from individual officers. All registrations must go through your Chief, Sheriff, or department training office, even if you are attending class on your own time.

Cancellation: If a class must be canceled for any reason, every effort will be made to do so at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled to begin. However, there are circumstances where last minute cancellation is out of our control. All officers who have been registered for training will be contacted at the email address given at registration, so please be sure to provide an email address which is checked often