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Perth County: TRANSCAER® Hazardous Materials Awareness

August 27 2019

Building upon Perth County Emergency Management’s “Together We’re Ready” theme, a partnership between TRANSCAER® and Perth County Emergency Management brought a series of classroom presentations and outdoor displays to over 120 firefighters, police officers, paramedics, emergency coordinators, and...


TRANSCAER® (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response) members work with municipalities, emergency responders and communities along transportation routes to ensure they are prepared to respond to potential incidents involving dangerous goods. From September 20 to 22, responders learned how to safely and effectively respond to situations involving hazardous materials. The goal was to keep responders safe and to educate them on the properties of the chemicals that are used in our communities. It also provided information on the resources available to them in case of emergency.