Bystander Training Course

Bystanders have the potential to save lives and assist people after an emergency, such as an explosion.

The NYC Health Department’s Bystander Training Course provides an overview of how you can recognize a suspected explosive device and what to expect after an explosion occurs. The online course shows you the steps a bystander can take to most effectively:

  • Report suspicious activity
  • Communicate with victims and first responders
  • Identify psychological trauma

The course can also direct you to further training to help prepare for an emergency.

The course takes about one hour to complete.

Take the Bystander Training Course.