International Association of Fire Chiefs
IAFC -- Edie Clark, Director of Communications, 703–896-4827, email@example.com
PHMSA -- Joe Delcambre, 202-493-0730, gordon.delcambre@
IAFC and PHMSA Release Emergency Response Guidebook Training Video
Before an Emergency, Become Familiar with the ERG
Fairfax, Va., Feb. 9, 2009... The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) has produced a companion training video to enhance the use of the Emergency Response Guidebook 2008 (ERG2008). The video was developed under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Transportation’
The training video explains the contents of the ERG and how to use it as a resource in the event of a hazardous materials transportation incident.
The ERG2008 training video is available for direct viewing from PHMSA’s website at http://phmsa.dot.gov/
For additional information on the ERG2008 video, contact Nancy White at PHMSA, 202-366-6020, or Kelly Wolfe at the IAFC, 703-273-9735.
Copies of the video will also be available at IAFC’s International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference in Hunt Valley, Maryland on May 27-31, 2009. During the conference, the ERG2008 video will be shown during the National Hazardous Materials Fusion Center Update Session and copies will be handed out at the session. Additional copies will be available at the Hazmat Fusion Center exhibit table. For more information about the International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference or to register, please visit: www.iafc.org/
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