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Cold Weather/Ice Oil Spill Response Training

Starts

2/12/2019 8:00 AM   local time

Ends

2/12/2019 4:00 PM   local time

Location

2420 S. Lincoln Memorial Dr.
Milwaukee , Wisconsin 53207

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Focus

Fire, PD, Industrial Response, EMA

Event Level

All Levels

Contact Information

For additional information please contact Tony Houdyshell @ Tony_houdyshell@cpr.ca

Additional Information

CP’s Emergency response team along with the United States Coast Guard will be hosting a TRANSCAER® (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response) outreach event.

This 8-hour training class will review the strategy and tactics of Environmental Emergency Response in waterways during freezing conditions. Weather permitting, indoor classroom instruction will be followed by hands-on training conducted on the ice. 

 

 

Course Content:

•  Cold and Frozen Water Oil Spills              • Self-Rescue Techniques

•  Cold Weather Oil Spill Response PPE      • Moving Ice - Spill Response Containment

•  Ice Characteristics                                     • Surface and Subsurface Oil Removal

•  Source Containment Techniques            • Decontamination - Cold Weather Operations

 

Field Exercise:

•  Ice Slotting - Chainsaw                                 • Diversion and Collection

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Ice Slotting - Sled                                       • Trenching 

PPE Requirements:

 

·        Hard Hat

·        Safety glasses

·        Steel toed shoes/boots

·        Work gloves (water proof if possible)

·        USCG Approved, Life jackets or Exposure Suit

·        Appropriate Dress for Weather

 

There is no cost to attend this event, just your time.


 

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