Objective: Prepare law enforcement personnel to safely respond to and assess cannabis cultivation, extraction, and processing operations
Target Personnel: Law enforcement, state parks employees, Forest Service agents, and other personnel who are involved in entering, assessing, and/or dismantling cannabis cultivation, extraction, and processing sites
Overview: This program covers the hazards that law enforcement personnel may encounter when working in and around cannabis cultivation, extraction, and processing operations. Training covers investigative techniques and operations, chemical and physical hazards (fertilizers, electricity, mold, etc.), the PPE and techniques necessary during response and dismantling, and proper disposal procedures. These topics are reinforced with hands-on practical exercises.
NOTE: This course does not provide OSHA-required (HAZWOPER) training for dismantling cannabis operations sites.
- Physical hazards
- Chemical hazards (pesticides)
- Biological hazards (mold)
- Resin extraction
- Lighting & electrical hazards
- Air monitoring
- Waste disposal
Associated Resource: Students will receive a copy of our Cannabis Operations Safety field guide (Green Book).
NES, Inc. Training Facility
169 Parkshore Dr., STE 100
Folsom, CA 95630