Competencies for Responders to Incidents of Flammable Liquids in Transport – Developing a Codes and Standards Roadmap

On March 18, 2015, 28 members of the Transport Canada Emergency Response Task Force met with representatives of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to develop a specific action plan towards standards development and other actions to address emergency responder competencies for flammable liquids incidents in transport. The meeting was held under the auspices of the Fire Protection Research Foundation, NFPA’s research affiliate. Kathleen Almand, Vice President Research, expressed NFPA’s appreciation for the invitation to facilitate this meeting; this issue is an emerging North American problem and NFPA welcomes the opportunity to work with the Task Force to address it. See the meeting summary. (PDF, 2 MB)