The Hazardous Materials Response Team (HMRT):The Hazardous Materials Response Team handles transportaion accidents, chemical spills in business and manufacturing facilities, and acts of terrorism involving Weapons of Mass Destruction. The team takes corrective actions to stop or mitigate the release of hazardous materials, while safeguarding the welfare of citizens, emergency response personnel and the environment. In addition to their HAZMAT duties, the HMRT also provides basic fire suppression and emergency medical first response services as needed.
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The Typing Levels of Hazardous Materials Response Teams (HMRT)
*Adapted form Indiana Hazardous Materials Team Qualification Program
There are generally three types of HMRT's that are categorized by their level of training, expertise, capability and equipment and resources.
HMRT's are generally categorized as Type 1,…Continue