Kentucky HMEP Outreach and Engagement

Kentucky's HMEP Outreach and Engagement is designed for enhancing regulatory compliance through development and dissemination of written materials and compact disks that enable the public to more easily understand and comply with the Hazardous Materials Regulation (HMR), and training requirements

Self-Paced Learning CD - Training Modules (limited 1 CD per request):  

1. Anhydrous Ammonia Safety Training
2. Chlorine Safety Training
3. Crude Oil by Rail Safety Training
4. Ethanol Training and Emergency Response
5. Crude Oil by Rail Safety Course
6. Preventing Non-Accident Releases by Properly Securing Hydrochloric Acid Railcars
7. Rig Move Safety for Truckers
8. How to Use Hand-held Radiation Survey Equipment
9. HazMat Digipack Version 7.2
10. Radiological and Nuclear Terrorism - Response to Mass Casualties

11. Emergency Response Guidebook V 2012 - Training Module and Closed Caption   

Free Guidebooks  

1. Dealing with Hazardous Spills Handbook (limit 1)
2. The GHS Safety Data Sheet Guidebook (limit 1)
3. WMD Response Guidebooks V 5.1 (limit 5)
4. Pocket Guide to Hazard Ratings (limit 5)
5. U.S DOT PHMSA Guide to Performance Packaging Codes (limit 10)
6. Cargo Tank Motor Vehicle (CTMV) Best Practice Pocket Guide (limit 10)
7. U.S DOT PHMSA HazMat Transportation Training Requirements (limit 20)

8. The Hazardous Materials Regulations CFR 49 Parts 100 to 185 (limit 25)

HMEP Program is offering HazMat NFPA 472 / OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 trainings throughout our Commonwealth:
Our HazMat Instructors will be teaching from the New Released IFSTA - HazMat First Responders - Fifth Edition. 2017 The fifth edition is designed to meet the requirements of NFPA 1072, Standards for Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications.
Training opportunities include but not limited to:                                   

  • Virtual and in Person HazMat Awareness​
  • Virtual and in person HazMat Awareness/New ERG 2020 Updates​
  • Virtual and in Person Chemistry for First Responders
  • Virtual and in Person HazMat Dispatcher   
  • In Person HazMat Operations / Refreshers In Person HazMat Technician Levels and Refreshers In Person HAZWOPERS and Refreshers                    

In Person Specialty Courses include but not limited to the following:   

  • HazMat IQ Above and Below
  • HazMat IQ Advanced
  • HazMat IQ Rad
  • HazMat IQ Decon
  • HazMat IQ Tox-Medic 
  • HazMat IQ First Responders Offensive                                                               ​ 

In Person Exercise Opportunities include but not limited to:                                

  • HSEEP HazMat Tabletop
  • HSEEP HazMat Functional
  • HSEEP HazMat Workshop
  • HSEEP HazMat Drills
  • HSEEP HazMat Seminar/Development    
Preparedness Opportunities include but not limited to:
  • Commodity Flow Surveys: Identify the patterns and the transport of hazardous materials through the transportation system of a specific area.
  • Planning Projects: Educate the public on the hazard safety measures that are in place in their community. The public right-to-know act.
  • Table Top Exercise: Test or practice responses to an emergency scenario.
  • Workshops: Policy updates and various sessions that focus on emergency planning.
  • Emergency Planning Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA). Courses and workshops aimed at developing, improving, and implementing emergency plans under the EPCRA act sections 301 and 303.
Find out how you can participate:
* NASTTPO Conference
* HotZone Conference
* Cold Zone
* HazMat Continuing Challenge
* IAFC International HazMat Conference

Contact KYEM HazMat Program Coordinator

Hazardous Materials
Program Coordinator and
ERG Distribution Coordinator

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.


Anyone needing NIOSH pocket guide can contact Chasity Saravia, Emergency Management ERG Distribution Coordinator for Kentucky or their local KYEM Area Manager.

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