Lithium Ion Response Awareness

Instructor: Chris Pfaff

Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center


This class will introduce responders to the hazards presented by Lithium-Ion batteries.  We will present a short history on the problem, why these fires are so difficult to put out and provide tools on how to effectively and safely respond to emergencies involving Lithium-Ion batteries.  Topics covered:  Battery types and light chemistry discussion, battery platforms and uses, Fire Code limitations, response options and tools, disposal considerations and fire investigation considerations.