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The primary purpose of WISER is to help identify unknown hazardous substances and to outline proper procedure once the substance is known.
When using the WISER web-site, you can view the site as a 1st Responder, HAZMAT specialist, or EMS. To get to the different views, there is a box on the upper righthand corner that looks like this:
For further assistance using WISER, click on the WISER Help page. From here you can choose a PDF or HTML verison of the help page.
Learn to use WISER
Remember, you can click on the links in this slideshow (indicated in green and underlined).
Click here for specific WISER Tools. The Tools are split into three categories:
Illinois Fire Service Institute Library
Known Substance List
If you have a specific substance you need quick information on, visit the Known Substances page.
WISER Apple iOS APP
WISER has produced an App that can be used for Apple phone products. It features WISER and CHEMM information.
A link to the up-to-date version of the WISER app.