Search form

search button

Beginning December 18, 2017 at 3:00 AM EDT will be down for maintenance. Access to exams will not be possible during this maintenance period. Service is expected to resume by 7:00 AM EDT. Please use the comment form on this web site to report any issues after the maintenance window has completed.

Notice: Independent Study Exams now require a FEMA Student Identification (SID) Number. If you do not yet have a SID, register for one today: Please do not contact the Independent Study program office as they are unable to provide assistance with these requests.

If you have an inquiry regarding the FEMA Independent Study Program, NIMS or other Emergency Management Institute (EMI) related requests such as: requests for certificates, transcripts, online test scores/results, please contact the FEMA Independent Study program office at 301-447-1200 or email for further assistance. Please do not contact the FEMA SID Help Desk as they are unable to provide assistance with these requests.

IS-930: Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance (ERHMS) System: Leadership Training

Course Date


Course Overview

The goal of this course is to introduce the Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance (ERHMS) system to leaders in organizations responsible for planning and executing an incident response that optimizes the health and safety of response, remediation, recovery, and volunteer workers.

Course Objectives:

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Determine that each participating organization completes activities to ensure their emergency responders and volunteers have the required personal information, health screening data, and training.
  • Ensure the data from these activities is made available to the ERHMS Unit.
  • Facilitate the procurement of any missing/absent data by direct survey of participating responders.
  • Be certain the Incident Commander appoints an ERHMS Unit in charge of collecting and analyzing the responder safety and health data that is required by the ERHMS system.
  • Facilitate collaboration and sharing of data between this Unit and other key components of the ICS structure, such as Planning and Logistics and the Safety Officer.
  • Administer an out-processing assessment survey for all responders at or near the completion of their duties for the event.
  • Ensure the ERHMS Unit will identify those responders or responder groups whose health would benefit from periodic tracking after the event, make recommendations regarding the most suitable method of tracking, and suggest an appropriate duration for health tracking.
  • Facilitate the compiling of an After-Action Report for ICS leadership that should be made available to all responder organizations involved, so they can benefit from these insights.

Primary Audience

The intended audience is decision makers at the local, regional, State, tribal, and Federal levels who are responsible for decisions affecting the occupational safety and health of responders.





Course Length:

1 hour
Take This Course
Take Final Exam
  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
Back to Top