Hazardous Materials


The Hazardous Materials Training Program sponsors and conducts training for first responders and LEPC members to prepare for a response to a hazardous materials incidents in their communities. 

Some common training classes are:

 
 Hazmat Classes:  Specialty Classes:
 -Hazmat Awareness /ERG
 -Cargo Tank Truck  Specialist
 -Hazmat Operations
 -Specific Incident Command Classes
 -Hazmat Operations w/Practicum
 -Rail Tank Car Specialist
 -Hazmat Technician (EPA165)  -Hazmat IQ  
   -TransCAER  

The 2016 Emergency Response Guidebook provides first responders with a go-to manual to help quickly identify emergency response procedures to deal with hazmat transportation accidents during the critical first 30 minutes.

KYEM's goal is to provide an ERG in every public emergency service vehicle statewide. Anyone needing ERGs can contact Danita Farrier, Emergency Management ERG Distribution Coordinator for Kentucky or their local KYEM Area Manager.

Mobile app for Windows / iPhone / Android.

Contact KYEM HazMat Program Coordinator

Hazardous Materials
Program Coordinator and
ERG Distribution Coordinator
Danita Farrier



State 24-hour warning point for HAZMAT Spill Notification
If you need to report a spill in accordance with SARA Title III Section 304 and KRS 39E.190, please contact the Duty Officer at the State Emergency Operations Center at 800.255.2587 which serves as the twenty-four (24) hour warning point and contact for the Kentucky Emergency Response Commission.