Flooding: Hazmat and Safety Issues

Andy Megonnell, Mike Feldman

This session will provide attendees with information that will better assist them in knowing the safety concerns and what to do when you encounter hazardous materials during a flooding event. 

Various concerns will be covered ranging from physical hazards, biological issues and other safety issues.  We will discuss some preplanning topics that you should consider and what equipment you should have with you during a response to ensure your safety. 

Floods are the number 1 natural hazard in Pa and they are not getting any less frequent.