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2023 Eastside HazMat Workshop

Friday, May 5, 2023 - Sunday, May 7, 2023
The registration period has closed for this event.

**PLEASE NOTE** Registration will end 5/1/2023 8:59 PM! Register prior to that date to ensure acceptance to the workshop!!

Friday, 5/5, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday, 5/6, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday, 5/7, 8:00am - 12:00pm


Details

Join us for the HazMat Workshop on the EAST side of Washington! The 2023 Eastside HazMat Workshop will be in-person at Spokane Fire Training Academy and will have an emphasis on HazMat Team development, leadership learning, and scenario-based training.

SPACE IS LIMITED! REGISTER NOW!

 

The Washington State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) is pleased to announce registration is open for the 2023 Eastern Hazardous Materials Workshop. This workshop is provided through a collaborative effort of the SERC and other state agencies.

 

 


PLEASE NOTE This workshop is FREE OF CHARGE to attend for all Washington State HazMat workers, first responders, and members of the WA Emergency Management community.

 

 


The purpose of the workshop is to increase the knowledge and experience of all in attendance, and to foster connections between the HazMat community. This year will have more practical hands-on experiences as well as covering topics that are relevant to Hazmat current issues like lithium batteries, radiation, chemical properties, and more! Any first responder, member of the Washington State emergency management community is invited to attend (part or all) of this workshop and training event.


Presenting

Topics presented during the Eastside HazMat Workshop include similar topics to the Westside HazMat Workshop!!

 

Friday, May 5th

0800-0815

Welcome & Opening

0815-0900

Keynote Speaker: Brian Schaeffer

0900-1200

Street Smart Hazmat Safety

The Seven 'Facts of Life' for Emergency Response

with Mike Callan

Round Robin with

10th CST, State Patrol, and

Spokane County Sheriffs

1200-1300

Lunch

1300-1700

Hazmat Safety-Is it Safe, Unsafe, and Dangerous?

Making Risk Based Response Understandable

with Mike Callan

Saturday, May 6th

0800-0815

Welcome & Opening

0815-0900

Keynote Speaker: Mike Callan

0900-1030

West Texas Case Study

and the Ecology App

with Les Stephens and Diane Fowler

Codes and Energy

with Chris Pfaff

1030-1200

LI Batteries and Future Thinking

with Sean Thompson

1200-1300

Lunch

1300-1500

Street Smart Hazmat Response: The Past, Present and Future- Share our Decisions

with Mike Callan

1500-1700

West Texas Case Study

and the Ecology App

with Les Stephens and Diane Fowler

Sunday, May 7th

0800-1030

Railroad Derailments and Safety

with Justin Piper

1030-1145

Panel Discussion with Scott Lancaster, Sean Thompson, Susan Forsythe, Diane Fowler, and more!

1145-1200

Close out and Thanks!


Conference Manager

For more information on the agenda, please contact:

 

Scott Lancaster

scott.lancaster@wsp.wa.gov

 

For more information on the conference and travel, please contact:

 

Danielle Plenge

danielle.plenge@mil.wa.gov

 

 


Accommodations

If you need accommodations, such as a sign language interpreter or captioning services, please contact Danielle Plenge in advance of the workshop at danielle.plenge@mil.wa.gov. We will do our best to work with other agencies to fulfill requests made. Thank you for your interest in this course.


About Us

Register

Registration will be open up to a week prior to the event!

 


Lodging Information

Due to the deadline of the event start and imposed by our hotels for this event, we are no longer able to guarantee lodging. Please email danielle.plenge@mil.wa.gov directly for more information.


Location
Spokane Fire Department Training Center

1618 North Rebecca Street
Spokane, WA 99217

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