Welcome to WISER
Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders
WISER is a system designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents. WISER provides a wide range of information on hazardous substances, including substance identification support, physical characteristics, human health information, and containment and suppression advice.
Latest News

New! As of 7/1/2012, version 3.0 of WISER for iOS is available. See what's new in version 3.0.

New! As of 3/1/2012, version 2.0 of WISER for iPhone/iPod touch is available. See what's new in version 2.0.

New! As of 1/19/2012, protective distance mapping for WebWISER is available. Investigate these new protective distance capabilities.

New! As of 8/24/2011, version 1.0 of WISER for Android is available. Explore WISER's newest platform.


WISER is available for download as a standalone application on Microsoft Windows PCs, Apple iPhone and iPod Touch, Google Android devices, Windows Mobile devices, BlackBerry devices, Palm OS PDAs, and via WebWISER.

Visit the training page to download materials that aid with training on the usage of WISER.


When an Internet connection is available, use your web browser to access the same functionality of the standalone applications. WebWISER supports both PC- and PDA-based browsers, including BlackBerry, iPhone, and Android devices.

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Want to get notices of WISER updates and news? Join the WISER E-mail List to automatically receive important announcements about WISER.

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