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

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.

Essential Hazmat Training Criteria for Responders, Leaders

Do you know your training programs strengths? Weaknesses?

Upcoming Events

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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Fire-Rescue International

August 19 - 21, 2020 | Phoenix, AZ
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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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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Hazmat Awareness (ALERT via IAFF)

Self paced | Online
Web-based course designed to train responders to the operations level of hazmat response.

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

Resources

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.
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Overpressurization of Natural Gas Distribution System, Explosions, and Fires in Merrimack Valley, Massachusetts

A series of structure fires and explosions occurred in the northeast region of the Merrimack Valley in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
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Ethanol Safety and Steel Drum 101 Seminar Coming Davenport, IA - Don't Miss Out

There will be a Steel Drum 101 and Ethanol Safety Seminar training in Davenport, IA on March 4, 2020. ​