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Industrial Fire & Safety Section Announces Scholarship Program

Industrial Fire & Safety Section Announces Scholarship Program

The Industrial Fire & Safety Section has established a scholarship to provide participation in fire, safety and emergency response training.

New Mobile App is a Great Tool for IC and Emergency Responders

New Mobile App is a Great Tool for IC and Emergency Responders

IAFC hazmat project specialist checks out new app that provides the on-scene incident commander with pertinent guidance materials for managing emergency responses for high-hazard flammable train and liquid petroleum pipeline emergencies.

Hazmat Responders to Get Help in Biodetection

Hazmat Responders to Get Help in Biodetection

Researchers recently completed an evaluation of nearly three dozen field biodetection products and performed over 5,000 tests to assess their ability to accurately detect anthrax and ricin, which are potential biothreat agents that could be encountered during suspected bioterror or suspicious powder responses.

IAFC and TransCanada Extend Partnership

IAFC and TransCanada Extend Partnership

Agreement Supports Pipeline Emergency Response Training across North America.

Upcoming Events

Ethanol Emergencies Training

Ethanol Emergencies Training

Upon completion of this 2-hour, online course, students will have knowledge related to ethanol and ethanol-blended fuels including the use, chemical and physical characteristics, transportation modes, transfer operations, basics of foam, suggested responder tactics and strategies, and environmental issues.

Fire-Rescue International

Propane Emergencies

This web-based training course expands awareness of critical response information and issues related to propane hazards

Hydrogen Response Considerations

Hydrogen Response Considerations

Developed by the IAFC and the IAFC Hazardous Materials Committee working with hydrogen industry specialists from around the U.S., this is a 2-hour online training that focuses on basic hydrogen fuels education.

International Hazmat Response Teams Conference

International Hazmat Response Teams Conference

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.



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.