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IAFC TransCanada Training

IAFC and TransCanada Extend Partnership

Agreement Supports Pipeline Emergency Response Training across North America. In 2017, a series of five town halls hosted in locations across the U.S. will focus on pipeline response plan collaboration, with TransCanada sharing its local asset maps and response software capacity. Following each town hall, TransCanada and the IAFC will work to establish preplans with local fire departments and will return to lead a joint tabletop exercise and improve response collaboration.

Upcoming Events

IAFC International Hazmat Conference

International Hazmat Response Teams Conference

Held each spring, the IAFC's Hazmat Conference provides the latest classroom, hands-on and field trip-based training on what's new in hazmat, covering all aspects of hazmat, including transportation, safety, WMD, gear, terrorism, mass decontamination, bioterrorism and more. The hazmat exhibit floor includes outdoor demonstrations of hazardous materials gear and equipment

Regional Rail Response

Regional Rail Response

Regional Rail Response

Regional Rail Response

Fire-Rescue International

Fire-Rescue International



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


Resources

Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) and App

Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) and App

A go-to manual and app to help quickly identify emergency response procedures to deal with hazmat transportation accidents.

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Rural Guide for Rail

Guidance toward working with your specific railroad to create or revise emergency response plans for a rail emergency.

AAR Field Guide to Tank Cars

Field Guide to Tank Cars (AAR)

Types, safety systems, stenciling, and markings of tank cars that transport regulated (hazmat/dangerous goods) and nonregulated commodities.