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USDOT Announces Updated Hazmat Emergency Guidebook

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced the publication of the 2020 edition of its Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG).

PFAS incineration in New York spurs legislation, loss of federal contracts

PFAS incineration has been a source of interest for some companies, with U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) contracts offering an access point.

Chemical Safety in Shared Communities: What Fire Chiefs Can Do

Learn four things fire chiefs can do to keep communities safe.

National Emergency Declaration: What Fire Chiefs Need to Know

President Trump on March 13 declared a national emergency over the coronavirus pandemic, invoking the Stafford Act.

Upcoming Events

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Train the Trainer - Ethanol Emergency Response Webinar

Self paced | Online
Join responders who have an awareness level of hazardous material storage, handling and emergency response. The Train the Trainer courses are intended to develop instructors to lead operations level training.
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Ethanol Emergency Response Webinars

Self paced | Online
Attendees will receive in-depth information on proper training techniques that emergency responders and hazmat personnel need to effectively respond to an ethanol-related emergency.

#Virtual FRI

August 19 - 21, 2020 Online
As originally scheduled, #VirtualFRI will kick off on August 19 with the IAFC Board of Directors meeting and continue throughout the week with the focus being the annual business of the IAFC; division, section, and committee meetings; and concluding with the installation of our new IAFC officers.
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Ethanol Emergency Response Webinar - September 15

September 15, 2020
RFA has conducted nearly 300 in person Ethanol Safety Seminars across the country.

Mission: Enhance hazmat responder safety and improve decision-making for responding to hazmat incidents.


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Priorities for Managing a Pipeline Incident

The document provides information on how to safely manage pipeline incidents.
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Guidance to Avoid Counterfeit Respirators

Resources to help departments avoid purchasing counterfeit respirators
ESRI U.S. County COVID-19 Cases & Planning Report

U.S. County COVID-19 Cases & Planning Report

Access Covid-19 cases data in the United States by county. Infographic updated daily.