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The Chlorine Institute - Hazmat Emergency Response Training (A-Kit & B-Kit only)

Starts

5/23/2018 9:00 AM   local time

Ends

5/23/2018 1:30 PM   local time

Location

ECRC~SIMEC St. John’s Response Centre: 3 Old Placentia Road
Mt. Pearl, Newfoundland A1N 4P4

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Online Registration

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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
- Complimentary lunch
- Certificates upon successful completion will be emailed 2-3 weeks following the event

CLASSROOM SESSIONS:

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:

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.

Required Safety Gear for all Field Exercises: Safety Vest, hard hat, gloves, safety glasses, long pants, and steel toe or composite toe boots.  Please advise the instructor of any pre-existing medical condition(s) that may preclude you from participating in any field exercise.  Stay hydrated and stay alert!

Please note classroom presentations are held in a non-climate controlled tent. Please dress accordingly for the weather. Long-pants are required.


*Please be at the site by 8:30 AM for registration. Depending on registration & training needs, the training schedule may be adjusted prior to event.

Please click here to view the flyer for this event.

NOTE: Registration will remain open until after the event! Please note if you register after May 18, 2018 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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