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The Chlorine Institute - Rail Safety & Hazmat Emergency Response Training (in collaboration with partner railroads)

Starts

8/16/2017 8:00 AM   local time

Ends

8/16/2017 4:00 PM   local time

Location

1701 Chappell Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7M 5P5

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Focus

FEATURED HAZMAT: Toxic Gases (Chlorine & Hydrogen Chloride); Corrosive Liquids (Hydrochloric Acid & Caustic Soda) & Flammable Gases (Vinyl Chloride)

Event Level

Hazmat Technician/Specialist, First Responders, anyone interested in learning more about this topic.

Contact Information

Primary Contact
RaeAna Eiley
Project Coordinator
(703) 894-4117
reiley@cl2.com

Erica Bernstein
Director of Outreach
703.894.4114 phone
ebernstein@CL2.com

Additional Information

FREE One-day Training Includes:
- Hands-on workshops and classroom instruction
- One-on-one training opportunities with emergency response professionals
- DVDs containing presentations, plus additional videos and reference materials
- Morning refreshments and complimentary lunch
- Certificates upon successful completion

CLASSROOM SESSIONS:

Railroad 101: Learn about railroad operations, hazards and safety rules. Rail hazmat safety and emergency response procedures are reviewed.

Hazmat Safety & Emergency Response: Learn about the physical and chemical properties of toxic gases (chlorine & hydrogen chloride); corrosive liquids (hydrochloric acid & caustic soda) and flammable gases (vinyl chloride).  Transportation methods, health effects of acute exposure, proper selection of personal protective equipment, first aid, and medical treatment measures are reviewed.

 FIELD EXERCISES:

Understanding Tank Cars: Learn about the anatomy of general service and pressure tank cars including protective housings; valves and fittings; truck components; safety appliances; jacket, shell and head construction; placards and markings.

A-Kit Workshop: Learn about potential leak scenarios for chlorine 150-lb cylinders and how to mitigate those leaks. Install new and old versions of the Emergency Kit “A” on chlorine cylinders.

B-Kit Workshop: Learn about potential leak scenarios for chlorine ton containers and how to mitigate those leaks. Install new and old versions of the Emergency Kit “B” on ton container training devices.

C-Kit Workshop: Learn about potential leak scenarios for chlorine rail tank car valves and fittings and how to mitigate those leaks. Install the Emergency Kit “C’ on chlorine tank car valve arrangements for standard and next generation (dual valve system) assemblies.

Midland ERK Workshop: Learn about potential leak scenarios for flammable gas tank car valves and fittings and how to mitigate those leaks. Install the Midland Emergency Response Kit on a typical flammable gas assembly.

Kelso ERK Workshop: Learn about potential leak scenarios for compressed gas tank car valves and fittings and how to mitigate those leaks. Install the Kelso response kit on a typical  compressed gas assembly.

Required Safety Gear for all Field Exercises: Hard hat, gloves, safety glasses, long pants, and sturdy leather work boots with a defined heel.  Please advise the instructor of any pre-existing medical condition that may preclude participation in a field exercise.  Stay hydrated and stay alert!


*Please be at the site by 8:00 AM for registration. Depending on registration & training needs , schedule may be adjusted prior to event.

NOTE:  Registration minimum is 20 people, deadline for registration is July 17 and the training days will be cancelled if the minimum registration number is not met.

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NOTE: Registration will remain open until after the event! Please note if you register after August 14, 2017 you will still need to sign in as a walk-in at the registration table since the registration lists and name badges will already be printed. Don’t worry there are plenty of spots! Thank you for your understanding and we look forward to seeing you at the CI/TRANSCAER Event!

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