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Northwestern Iowa Regional Fire School: Anhydrous Ammonia" Tame the Tiger"

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Western Iowa Tech Community College
North Western Iowa Regional Fire Fighter School Conference
Sioux City IA 51054

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Overview

Training includes:

Anhydrous Ammonia “ Tame the Tiger”

Course Overview: Obtain knowledge to make risk-based response decisions involving an ammonia leak or incident, based on ammonia’s characteristics and an assessment of the event. Understand the potential release phases that can be encountered when dealing with an anhydrous ammonia release. Understand real life cloud modeling and weather impacts on ammonia releases and release phases. Knowledge to implement basic control and containment options for anhydrous ammonia. Training will begin with a class review of a customized guide card, including live release footage, for anhydrous ammonia which follows the sequence of a hazmat incident and provides specific reminders and information for anhydrous ammonia responses. That will be followed by short tabletop scenarios with team play, providing some fun and entertainment, but more importantly allowing for some practical application in dealing with ammonia in real life incidents.

Course Length: 6 hours 

CEUs and/or Course Certificate: Certificate of Completion

Northwest Iowa Regional Fire School - Western Iowa Tech Community College (witcc.edu)

Attendee Level

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

Event Focus

Anhydrous Ammonia “ Tame the Tiger”

Course Overview: Obtain knowledge to make risk-based response decisions involving an ammonia leak or incident, based on ammonia’s characteristics and an assessment of the event. Understand the potential release phases that can be encountered when dealing with an anhydrous ammonia release. Understand real life cloud modeling and weather impacts on ammonia releases and release phases. Knowledge to implement basic control and containment options for anhydrous ammonia. Training will begin with a class review of a customized guide card, including live release footage, for anhydrous ammonia which follows the sequence of a hazmat incident and provides specific reminders and information for anhydrous ammonia responses. That will be followed by short tabletop scenarios with team play, providing some fun and entertainment, but more importantly allowing for some practical application in dealing with ammonia in real life incidents.

Course Length: 6 hours 

CEUs and/or Course Certificate: Certificate of Completion

Northwest Iowa Regional Fire School - Western Iowa Tech Community College (witcc.edu)

Description

Anhydrous Ammonia “ Tame the Tiger”

Course Overview: Obtain knowledge to make risk-based response decisions involving an ammonia leak or incident, based on ammonia’s characteristics and an assessment of the event. Understand the potential release phases that can be encountered when dealing with an anhydrous ammonia release. Understand real life cloud modeling and weather impacts on ammonia releases and release phases. Knowledge to implement basic control and containment options for anhydrous ammonia. Training will begin with a class review of a customized guide card, including live release footage, for anhydrous ammonia which follows the sequence of a hazmat incident and provides specific reminders and information for anhydrous ammonia responses. That will be followed by short tabletop scenarios with team play, providing some fun and entertainment, but more importantly allowing for some practical application in dealing with ammonia in real life incidents.

Course Length: 6 hours 

CEUs and/or Course Certificate: Certificate of Completion

 

Important Details

Contacts

Amber Denman-Weathers
Sergeant Bluff Fire Rescue

601 Stongate Court
Sergeant Bluff IA 51054

Phone  712-251-0659
Mobile  906-202-1638
medicweathers@gmail.com