Hazmat Resources

Tools, guides and technologies to help you prepare for incident response. Access resources

Education Opportunities

Locate hazmat training in-person near you or online.

 
 
 

The Latest

President’s Letter: Highlighting the “International” in the IAFC!

The IAFC is a world leader in the fire service, and we are proud to present the second International Fire Operations Conference in Manama, Bahrain – the result of our vision to expand the IAFC’s reach beyond North America.

Community Safety Planning and Training 

​The IAFC Hazmat Center is proud to announce that they received the Community Safety–Emergency Planning Response and Outreach (CS–EPRO) Grant from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration in November 2018.

Rural EMS and Wildland Fire Funding Survive Final Farm Bill

Final version of the Farm Bill contains Rural EMS funding, cross-boundary fuel removal grants, and preserves current fire-safe cigarette laws.

Alaskan Communities Receive Hazmat Training

In August, the IAFC Hazmat Center ventured to Alaska to provide training on how to plan for and respond to a rail event.

Upcoming Events

Regional Rail Response Online

Rural Response to Rail Incidents

Self paced |
This training is designed to help you better understand the rail industry, response efforts and agency-specific roles should a train derailment or similar incident occur in your area.
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IAFC Legislative Update

April 3, 2019 Online
This webinar will help fire chiefs prepare to meet with their Congressional members and educate them about the legislative priorities of the fire and emergency service.
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International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference

June 13 - 16, 2019 | Baltimore, MD
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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Fire-Rescue International

August 7 - 10, 2019 | Atlanta, GA
FRI, the IAFC's annual conference and expo, provides senior-level leadership training for chiefs and officer development education for chief and company officers, new ways to connect with vendors and colleagues, and the latest solutions to today's toughest challenges.
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Mission: Enhance hazmat responder safety and improve decision-making for responding to hazmat incidents.

Resources

White Paper on Data Standardization for Hazardous Materials Response

White Paper on Data Standardization for Hazardous Materials Response

The standardization of data transmission will allow for the advancement of data ingest products capable of digesting the large amounts of data.
Fire Department Pipeline Response, Emergency Planning, and  Preparedness Toolkit

Fire Department Pipeline Response, Emergency Planning, and Preparedness Toolkit

The NVFC is working with PHMSA to raise awareness and readiness levels within the volunteer fire and emergency response community.
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TransCanada Pipeline Incident Information Visor Card

Use this Pipeline Incident Information Visor Card to record important information during pipeline incidents.