Prior to his death in April, 2011, H. Dieter Heinz was an Analytical Research Chemist, Educator, Curriculum Developer, Author, and Professional Speaker.
He was a pioneer in the field of Hazardous Materials. He developed and instructed one of the first Hazardous Materials classes ever offered in the State of California in the early 1970s.
Dieter developed and authored the 5-step Field Identification Method. With his 5-Step Method, Responders can quickly identify 'unknown' liquid and solid Hazardous Chemicals.
Dieter was an accredited instructor for Federal and State Agencies, in addition covering all branches of the U.S. Military; Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines and our Civil Support Teams/WMD.