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The International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference (HAZMAT) is a four-day event held each year at the Hilton in Baltimore, Maryland. Attendees are provided the latest classroom, hands-on, and field trip-based training on topics covering all aspects of HAZMAT.
The training offered at the HAZMAT Conference offers immediate, practical, and valuable information designed to ensure you successfully meet the demands of HAZMAT response in today’s challenging environment.
Learn about new and updated practices in HAZMAT response including transportation, safety, weapons of mass destruction (WMD), gear, mass decontamination terrorism, bioterrorism, and more. Some of the class topics and objectives include:
Biothreat response and sample collection.
Field detection of pesticides
Incident management best practices
Recognition of homemade WMDs
Chemical and physical properties of hazardous materials
Leading and managing a HAZMAT response team
Recognizing and responding to commercial explosive incidents
Chemical laboratory management
Pre-incident planning tips and tricks
Emergencies at chemical facilities
Risk-based response to battery emergencies
Developing decontamination strategies
Pipeline emergency response
Anhydrous ammonia response
Responding to toxic suicides
Wet chemistry hazard classification
Liquified natural gas safety and emergency response