Emergency preparedness training for local and regional emergency response organizations and personnel. Community leaders are welcome to attend the sessions to learn how they can elevate their assistance and communications within their communities. Training is free of charge to all participants.
The Dow Chemical Company
6 hour training session that includes both hands on and classroom modules: Rail Car Anatomy, Tank Truck Emergencies, Flammable Gas Incidents, Rail Car Capping Kits "C & Midland", Leak Mitigation, and Chlorine Capping Kits "A & B." (Lunch Provided)
Closest address to where the training will be held:
Newark, NJ 07105
Specific Directions for Oak Island Yard CAUTION – don’t use GPS for this street address!
Coming from the south (off of NJ TPKE Exit 14, or heading up Route 1/9 North), take 1/9 North and take the Delancey Street exit. Stay in the middle lane on the off ramp and make a left at the light at the bottom of the ramp. Go through the next light (immediately after the 1/9 overpass) and follow less the ¼ of a mile until a sharp bend in the road to the right. Watch traffic and cross the street (left side) just prior to making the right bend into a black top drive (there is a “No Trespassing” Conrail sign). Follow this road to just past the 1st building on your left. Follow the road left into the rail yard. Caution crossing the tracks and you’ll see the training cars/tent/parking on your right.