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Transportation Rail Incidents Preparedness and Response (TRIPR) Workshop

Training Event


Kendall Hill Park
76 Drive
Roxana IL 62084

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  1. to CDT




Training includes:

  • Classroom instruction
  • Complimentary lunch
  • Certificates upon successful completion will be emailed following the event

Attendee Level

  • Hazmat technician/specialist
  • First responders (firefighters)
  • Health departments
  • Emergency planners
  • Intermediate

Event Focus


Featured topics:

  • HHFT Overview
  • Emergency preparedness and response
  • Safety
  • Incident management, resources, and logistics
  • Emergency response
  • Air Monitoring
  • Post-emergency cleanup



Workshop Agenda: 

  • TRIPR Workshop Introduction
  • Problem Identification & Incident Management Module
  • Incident Case Study #1 (Elkhorn, KY)
  • Hazard Assessment Module
  • Case Study #2 (Wood River, IL)
  • Pre-Incident Planning Module
    • Sub-Area Overview
    • State Response Capabilities
  • Logistics and Resource Management Module
  • Response Objectives Module
  • Scenario/Panel Discussion
  • Air Monitoring
  • Clean-Up Post ER Ops

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Important Details

Class size is limited to 60 participants.

Be at the site by 7:45AM for registration. Depending on registration and training needs, the training schedule may be adjusted prior to event.



  • Madison County Emergency Management Agency
  • Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
  • Phillips 66


Paul Ruesch
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

77 W. Jackson Blvd. (SE-5J)
Chicago IL 60604-3590

Phone  312-919-4382
Tony Falconio
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

1021 North Grand Avenue East
Springfield IL 62794

Phone  217-558-1673
Mobile  217-900-0492