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Chlorine Safety Training

The Chlorine Institute and its member companies developed the Chlorine Safety Tour video as a “train the trainer” tool for responding to chlorine emergencies. These videos cover chlorine chemical and physical properties, chlorine emergency response considerations, and chlorine tank cars and rail safety. It also reviews the proper use of chlorine emergency response kits that are used to mitigate leaks from chlorine cylinders, ton containers, and tank car and tank truck valves.

I. Introduction

You must be able to act swiftly, effectively, and safely during a chlorine emergency. This program is designed to give emergency responders the knowledge to respond to a chlorine incident.

II. Chlorine Properties & Emergency Response

Learn about The Chlorine Institute & CHLOREP emergency response mutual aid network. This video covers chlorine chemical and physical properties, environmental hazards, how chlorine properties affect emergency response, exposure and treatments, and security concerns. It also delivers an overview of resources available to you so that you are not alone in a chlorine emergency.

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III. Chlorine Tank Car and Rail Safety

Learn about contacting the railroad and accessing railroad resources. The video also covers assessing a rail incident including reviewing shipping papers and tank car markings, and tank car damage assessments.

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IV. Cylinders, Ton Containers & Kits A/B

Chlorine Emergency Kit “A” and Cylinders

Learn about chlorine cylinders and potential leak points. The video demonstrates the proper application of the Chlorine Institute Emergency Kit “A” to contain a leak on a 100- or 150-pound capacity cylinders in chlorine service only.

Chlorine Emergency Kit “B” and Ton Containers

Learn about ton containers and potential leak points. The video demonstrates the proper application of the Chlorine Institute Emergency Response Kit “B” to contain a leak on a ton container.

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V. Chlorine Tank Car/Truck Valves & Kit-C

Tank Car and Valves

Learn about chlorine tank car and tank truck valves, pressure relief devices, and potential leak points.

Chlorine Emergency Kit “C” - Tank Car/Truck Valves

This video demonstrates the proper application of the Chlorine Institute Emergency Response Kit “C” to contain a valve leak on chlorine tank cars and tank trucks.

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