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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Essential Hazmat Training Criteria for Responders, Leaders

Do you know your training programs strengths? Weaknesses?

LEPC 101: What is an LEPC and Why is it Important

This program is designed to create community training in preparing for over the road, rail and pipeline Hazardous Materials and other emergency incidents, especially in rural areas.

Critical Information During a Chemical Response

To increase the chemical information available to firefighters requires a combined effort

What Chiefs Need to Know About Hazmat Preparedness

Chief, are you prepared for a hazmat incident?

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 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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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

Pipeline Flag

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. ​
Toxic Chemicals

LEPC 101: Hazmat Materials Incidents- Guidance for State, Local, Tribal, Territorial, and Private Sectors

Provides state, local, tribal, and territorial officials with information and resources to improve resilience to hazardous materials incidents.