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PHMSA 2022 Hazardous Materials RD&T Forum Next Week

2 days 10 hours ago
PHMSA’s Office of Hazardous Materials Safety will hold a public Research, Development & Technology Forum December 1. This event will take place virtually on Microsoft Teams from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time to spotlight the PHMSA’s Hazardous Materials RD&T Program’s research projects, highlight new project plans and program strategies, and obtain stakeholder […]
Phil Ambrose

Do These 5 Things to be a Better Hazmat Instructor

2 weeks 1 day ago
By Rick Markley Berrien County, Michigan recently hosted an invitation-only educational symposium for fire service instructors. And while the topics were not geared specifically for hazmat instruction, many of the key lessons have carryover to hazmat training. Joe Knitter is a retired fire chief from Wisconsin who has nearly two decades of teaching fire service […]
Rick Markley

How to Understand the Biological Weapons Threat: Part 2

3 months ago
This is the second of a three-part series on biological weapons response for hazmat teams By Kevin Ryan Part I of this series focused on defining biological weapons, understanding their threat levels and lab safety as well as getting some quick history of these weapons. The next step is to recognize when an attack is […]
Kevin Ryan

How to Understand the Biological Weapons Threat

3 months 1 week ago
This is the first of a three-part series examining the threat biological weapons pose to hazmat teams By Kevin Ryan Biological weapons continue to be a threat in the United States and abroad. They form a subset of a larger class of weapons sometimes referred to as unconventional weapons or weapons of mass destruction, which […]
Kevin Ryan
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