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Spanish-Language Hazmat Instructor - Independent Contractor Opportunity

Seeking a minimum of two (2) independent contractors to serve as Spanish-speaking Hazmat Safety Instructors

The 2023 Safety Stand Down Quiz is Now Live – Test Your Knowledge on Lithium-ion Battery Response

In support of this year’s Safety Stand Down, emergency services personnel are encouraged to take and promote the quiz.

“Lithium-ion Batteries: Are You Ready?” is Announced as Theme for Safety Stand Down, June 18-24, 2023

The 2023 Safety Stand Down will be June 18 - 24. The week of the Safety Stand Down will cover topics relating to lithium-ion battery response and safety, which will be broken down into five daily focus areas: recognition of hazards, firefighting operations, firefighter safety, post-incident considerations, and public education.

Propane Emergencies: Basic Certifications with Propane Emergency

It is essential that all responders to understand the changes that have occurred that pertain to NFPA 470 and be well versed in the OSHA requirements.

Upcoming Events

International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference

International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference 2023

June 8 - 11, 2023 | 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.

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



Alternative fuel vehicle safety training for the fire service

This course teaches responders how to respond to situations involving alternative EV, trucks, buses, and commercial fleet vehicles
Science of Fire and Explosion Hazards from Lithium-Ion Batteries

UL FSRI Fire Safety Academy: The Science of Fire and Explosion Hazards from Lithium-ion Batteries

This course focuses on lithium-ion batteries, thermal runaway and how fire/explosion hazards can develop.
Fire, Life & Safety Section and Safety, Health & Survival Section

IAFC's Fire Department Response to Electric Vehicle Fires Bulletin

This one-page bulletin is intended to guide our pre-response, response and post-event responses to electric vehicle fires.