Image of the DFS symbol.

Massachusetts Department of Fire Services Firefighting Academy

SPECIAL HAZARDS BRANCH
Hazardous Materials Training Group
Flammable Gas Training Group
Homeland Security/Emergency Preparedness

Hydrogen Safety for First Responders

Welcome to the Department of Energy's (DOE) Introduction to Hydrogen Safety for First Responders, a Web-based course that provides an "awareness level" overview of hydrogen for fire, law enforcement, and emergency medical personnel. This multimedia tutorial acquaints first responders with hydrogen; its basic properties; how it compares to other familiar fuels; hydrogen use in fuel cells for transportation and stationary power; potential hazards; initial protective actions should a responder witness an incident; and supplemental resources including videos, supporting documents, and links relevant to hydrogen safety.

Click on the link below. Sign in with an email address and easily follow along: