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Norfolk Southern Safety Train

Location

216 S Briggs Street
Valdosta GA 31601

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Sessions

TBD

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Overview

Training includes:

  • Hands-on workshops and classroom instruction
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Attendee Level

  • Hazmat technician/specialist
  • First responders
  • Basic/Introduction
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Event Focus

Featured topics:

  • Hazmat
  • Rail Safety
  • Tank Car Anatomy
  • Leak Mitigation & Capping Kits
  • Emergency Response
  • Locomotives

Description

Classroom Sessions

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

 

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: Tour a locomotive and learn response procedures for locomotive fires and emergencies

 

Important Details

Required Safety Gear: Long pants, work shoes or boots (leather boots with a defined heel are preferred) ( Attendees are encouraged to bring gloves, safety vests and safety glasses but they are not required)

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 {0815} 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.

Sponsors

  • Norfolk Southern Corporation

Contacts

Robert Wood
Norfolk Southern Railway

1200 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta GA 30309

Phone  404-529-2242
robert.wood2@nscorp.com
Robert Wood
Norfolk Southern Railway

1200 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta GA 30309

Phone  404-529-2242
robert.wood2@nscorp.com