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Union Pacific- Rail Safety & Hazmat Emergency Response Training

Starts

3/20/2018 9:00 AM   local time

Ends

3/20/2018 4:00 PM   local time

Location

2985 South 5th
Oroville, California 95965

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Focus

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

Event Level

Hazmat Technician/Specialist, First Responders.

Contact Information

Michael Algots 916-580-9999

Additional Information

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

C-Kit Workshop and Midland ERK: Learn about potential leak scenarios for pressure rail tank car valves and fittings and how to mitigate those leaks. Install the Emergency Kit on protective housings with valve arrangements.

 

Leak Mitigation Exercises: Respond to simulated emergency scenarios. Hazmat leaks are simulated using compressed air and water. Students apply knowledge gained from classroom sessions and workshops to demonstrate proficiency and successfully mitigate leaks.

FREE 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

Required Safety Gear for all Field

Hard hat, gloves, safety glasses and work boots with a defined heel. Please advise the instructor of any preexisting medical condition that may preclude participation in a field exercise. 


How It Went

UPRR lecture and hands on training. Training was focused around the 99% of the time NAR fix (close valve and tighten the plug). Training was well received. 

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