Roman Sykora, Austria
Nigel Blumire, United Kingdom
Member countries and associated members:
Austria, Belgium, CERN, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Iveco, Latvia, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States,
Main activities / purpose of commission:
- Exchange of Lessons Learned with other Member Countries
- Cooperation with other Commissions and Agencies (CTIF, FEU, UN, EU,…)
- Evaluation of Hazmat education and courses for firefighters in the different countries.
- LNG - Liquified Natural Gas: Tactics and Experiences
- Interactive database for Dangerous Goods.
- Work on the adoption of common approaches to Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) incidents for First Responders.
- Knowledge exchange of CBRNE and Toxic Industrial Material/Chemical tactics
- Strengthen awareness in the area of safety and security for first responders
- Enlarge the number of participating CTIF Member Countries
- And much more
Way of Work:
The Hazmat Commission consists of working groups assigned to specific projects or new challenges.
Way of Communication:
We meet twice a year, with our member countries serving as hosts on a rotating basis. The Hazmat Commission is also using various types of media to interact with the working groups between our meetings.
Products of Commission:
The Hazmat Commission outputs in various ways. Lessons learned from the member countries are disseminated at a national level. Articles are produced on different topics and there is active participation in other Commissions and international groups to help our worldwide firefighter family provide a safer and more secure way of life.
We meet physically and with video conferences.
We have normally two physicall meetings per year and a internal communication plattform.
If you want to get in contact with your country delegate please write to firstname.lastname@example.org