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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.

IAFC Launches Coronavirus Task Force

The Task Force will be monitoring COVID-19 and developing recommendations for ways that fire departments can protect their members while continuing to serve their communities.

LEPC 101: Las Vegas Prepares for Earthquake Response

The members of the North Las Vegas Fire industrial and first responder communities participated in an earthquake tabletop exercise.

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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.
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Webinar: Safe Practices, Outstanding Results

July 9, 2020
Join the IAFC and experts from Thermo Fisher Scientific to learn advanced Raman and Fourier-Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) techniques.

International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference

July 14 - 16, 2020 Online
The training offered at the Hazmat Conference provides immediate, practical and valuable information designed to ensure you successfully meet the demands of hazmat response in today's challenging environment.
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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.