First Responder Training with E2inc

EJTC Enterprises (E2inc) and Sun Country Academy have announced an agreement that will see E2inc delivering Sun Country’s electric vehicle education curriculum at locations across Canada. 

The first priority for both organizations is to promote safe emergency response to road incidents involving electric vehicles, especially where first responders need to rescue drivers or passengers. 

Under the agreement, Sun Country Academy will train and certify E2inc trainers in electric vehicle education for first responders. Training is to be available for fire, police and paramedical services, as well as towing company operators by late summer 2016.

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OUR PROGRAM

SCOPE

Electric vehicles pose new challenges and risks to first responders who may not be familiar with the technology. The all-new power-train systems employ large lithium-ion battery packs, powering 3-phase AC electric motors delivering up to 600 HP and controlled by high-power electronics operating at over 400 Volts.

RATIONAL

When a battery electric vehicle is involved in an accident, there may be damage incurred to high voltage cables and components. This course covers the standard operating procedures (SOP) for mitigating the dangers of the high voltage system during occupant extrication and Lithium Ion battery fires. Lithium battery fires require specialized procedures for fast, safe suppression

EXPERTISE

Sun Country Academy instructors are electric vehicle experts and possess the education, training, and experience necessary to expose and solve the challenges faced by first responders when dealing with a battery electric vehicle under dangerous and volatile conditions. In short, we have the expertise.

Receive hands-on electric vehicle training from our staff of highly experienced and factory trained instructors

COURSE DESCRIPTION

An 80-hour hands-on training program to prepare first responders for accidents involving electric vehicles. The curriculum includes detailed coverage on dealing with response challenges posed by various types of electrified vehicles including: Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Battery Electric Vehicles, and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles.

  • An Introduction to Electric Vehicles
  • Hybrid and EV Identification
  • EV Walkaround and Factory Safety Features
  • EV Battery Charging Systems
  • EV Accident Scene SOP Securing, Jacking, Hoisting, and Cutting EVs
  • Electric Vehicle Do’s and Don’ts
  • Using the Emergency Response Guide High Voltage System
  • Disabling Lithium Ion Fire Suppression
  • Environmental and Cleanup Considerations

ABOUT ACADEMY

Academy provides training programs developed and designed to ensure the safety of EV drivers, first responders, mechanics and the general public.

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