Join emergency service professionals from across the world and earn CPD credits at Hazmat 2017. Hazmat is the premier hazardous material incident handling conference and is on the 24 – 25 May, 2017, at the Crowne Plaza, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK.
Attendees to Hazmat 2017 will update their training profiles and learn real-world skills for quick, safe and confident hazardous material incident response. They will also have the chance to network and share experience with hazmat professionals from across the globe.
Workshops and seminars will be delivered by international hazmat experts working at the front line of chemical incident response. The conference awards attendees continuing professional development (CPD) hours from the Institution of Fire Engineers.
“This is the premier event of the year for Hazmat professionals.”
Simon Ellershaw, Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Service
“Essential to widen your professional understanding of Hazmat response.” Bruce Parcell, Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service
A hands-on programme
Boost your field chemistry skills with ‘How Hazmat street smart are you?’ – Learn how to determine the appropriate response when faced with unknown hazardous materials.
Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service presents case study on a fatal ammonia explosion – A frank discussion on the lessons learned attending a high impact chemical incident
Foam workshop with Tactical Hazmat and Angus Fire & Rescue Service – Tips and training on the safe and effective use of foam for tackling chemical fires.
Transportation and hazards of liquefied natural gas (LNG) – Jason Smalley from UKLNG explores the hazards of LNG and how to respond to incidents during transport.
Emergency pre-incident planning – Andy Causton from Firenta presents a vital support tool in petrochemical firefighting operations.
Responding to incidents with substances of high concern – Gert Van Bortel from BASF presents a case study on responding to and resolving a rail car incident involving acrylonitrile.
Celebrating 10 years of Hazmat
“For this year’s Hazmat Conference we are asking emergency responders from across the emergency services to help us to build a shared picture of what hazmat response will look like in 10 years’ time.”
Maria Stearn, NCEC project manager
Whether you are planning to attend Hazmat or not we want to hear your thoughts on the future of hazmat response.
The answers will form the basis of a lively discussion between a panel of hazmat experts and delegates on the second day of the Hazmat 2017.
Share your thoughts on what will be the most important developments in hazardous material response over the next 10 years at www.the-ncec.com/next-10-years