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THMG097 – Free Online Resources, Part I


We thought this would be a quick and easy one, but when we asked the community, a ton of info and resources came out. One of our resident content creators, George Baade, compiled quite the list of stuff to whet the whistle. Thanks for listening and watching!

Complete Show Notes
Free Mobile Apps

11:55 So Many Free Hazmat Apps!

  • Apple App Store and Google Play Store have three or four dozen free hazmat apps available for download
  • Some are very basic, while others are far more in-depth
  • Choose the one that’s right for you and make sure it’s set up beforehand

15:45 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)

  • Created by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)
  • Known as the “Orange Bible” or the “Orange Guide”
  • Extremely valuable resource
  • Best place to find hazard codes, silhouettes, and much more
  • Also provides PPE suggestions
  • Designed for transportation incidents, rather than fixed facilities
  • Also available as desktop and laptop software

18:25 Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER)

  • Created by the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • 460 core substances included with over 4,000 names (including aliases and synonyms)
  • Provides wide range of information on hazardous substances
  • Also available as desktop and laptop software

20:00 Other Great Free Resources

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