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.

 
 
 

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Keep Your Community Safe

The goal of this survey is to identify the strengths of fire departments that can be helpful to other LEPCs.

Hazmat and Local Emergency Planning Committees

Industrial partners are encouraged to be active in their Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPC).

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.

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.
IAFC

International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference

June 24 - 27, 2021 | 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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IAFC

International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference

June 9 - 12, 2022 | 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

Safety Risks to Emergency Responders from Lithium-Ion Battery Fires in Electric Vehicles

Safety Risks to Emergency Responders from Lithium-Ion Battery Fires in Electric Vehicles

Findings/recommendations first responder safety involving high-voltage lithium-ion battery fires in electric vehicles.
Carbon Dioxide

Dry Ice Safety Response (Carbon Dioxide) Response

A dry ice (Carbon Dioxide) Response guide.
Pipeline_TC Energy

Priorities for Managing a Pipeline Incident

The document provides information on how to safely manage pipeline incidents.