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Paragould, AR Transcaer event

Location

3604 Linwood Dr
Paragould AR 72450

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Sessions

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Overview

Training includes:

  • Hands-on workshops and classroom instruction
  • Chlorine A, B, C Kits
  • Midland Kits
  • Locomotive Response and crew removal
  • Consist
  • HIghway transport review

Attendee Level

  • Hazmat technician/specialist
  • First responders
  • Anyone interested in learning more about this topic
  • Basic/Introduction
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Event Focus

Featured topics:

  • Toxic gases
  • Corrosive liquids
  • Flammable gases
  • Hazmat
  • Rail Safety
  • Tank Car Anatomy
  • Leak Mitigation & Capping Kits
  • Emergency Response
  • Air Monitoring
  • Locomotives

Description

Classroom Sessions

Session 1: Describe presentation 1 {e.g. Learn about railroad operations, hazards, and safety rules. Rail hazmat safety and emergency response procedures are reviewed.}

Session 2: Describe presentation 2 {e.g. Provide responders with helpful information to better comprehend the components of steel drums. From understanding the difference between an open-head and a tight-head steel drum to being able to interpret the UN marking. The instructor will dive into the vital safety standards first responders need to know.}

Field Exercises

Field Exercise 1 Title: Describe session 1 {e.g. 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.}

Field Exercise 2 Title: Describe session 2 {e.g. Learn about potential leak scenarios for chlorine rail tank car valves and fittings and how to mitigate those leaks. Install the Emergency Kit "C" on chlorine tank car valve arrangements for standard and next generation (dual valve system) assemblies.}

 

Important Details

Required Safety Gear: Enter all required safety gear {e.g. Safety vest, hard hat, gloves, safety glasses, long pants, and steel toe or composite toe boots}

Please advise the instructor(s) of any pre-existing medical condition(s) that may preclude you from participating in any field exercise. Stay hydrated and alert.

Be at the site by {TIME} for registration. Depending on registration and training needs, the training schedule may be adjusted prior to event.

Registration will remain open until after the event. Walk-ins are welcome to register on-site at the training event, however we strongly encourage pre-registration.

Contacts

Chip Heard, REM
Union Pacific Railroad

1000 West Fourth St
North Little Rock AR 72114

Phone  501-373-2301
Mobile  870-635-7907
caheard@up.com