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Mission: Regional Incident Survey Teams (RISTs) are deployed to survey hazmat incidents after the fact. Information gathered is analyzed to develop and disseminate smart practices and lessons learned and to improve curricula and training materials for the hazardous materials response community.

These lessons learned are then turned into:

The RIST approach is to capture a complete picture of the response, including input from:

  • Law enforcement
  • Fire
  • EMS
  • Hazmat
  • Emergency Management
  • Health and environmental services

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About Our Company

The IAFC represents the leadership of firefighters and emergency responders worldwide. Its mission is to support current and future career, volunteer, fire-rescue and EMS chiefs, chief fire officers, company officers and managers of emergency service organizations throughout the international community through vision, information, education, services and representation to enhance their professionalism and capabilities.