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

Final Rule from PHMSA and FRA seeks to make preparedness and mitigation easier

New rule regarding High Hazard Flammable Trains (HHFTs) went into effect earlier this year (April 1).

Make Your Voice be Heard

The Importance of Educating Elected Officials About Fire and EMS Issues

IAFC Hazmat Center Brings in Experts from Across the US to Help Develop Community Safety Tool-Kit

First responders and safety experts meet in Baltimore to discuss issues facing LEPCs across the nation.

Preventing Occupational Exposure to Illicit Drugs

Reduce the risk of inadvertent exposure while handling or testing fentanyl or other illicit drugs by following these steps.

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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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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Pipeline Emergency Preparedness Training

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In 2017, five town halls hosted across the U.S. focus on pipeline response plan collaboration. Following each town hall, TransCanada and the IAFC work with local fire departments to establish preplans and return to lead a joint tabletop exercise and improve response collaboration.
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IAFC

International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference

June 4 - 7, 2020 | 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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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.
Pipeline Incident Information Visor Card

TransCanada Pipeline Incident Information Visor Card

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