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Safety Stand Down: Firefighter Safety Considerations for Lithium-Ion Battery Incidents

  • June 22 - 23, 2023

Lithium-ion batteries and other similar battery technologies are presenting unique risks to firefighters and the general public. In order to best protect our first responders, it’s important for the health safety officer and/or incident safety officer to understand and actively engage in their role planning, responding to, and post-response for a lithium-ion battery incident.

Review this fact sheet for important training information and watch this brief video with FDSOA Chair and Scottsdale (AZ) Fire Department Assistant Chief Eric Valliere for an overview.

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