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Railroad Safety with Tank Car Familiarization - Kirkwood, MO 2022

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306 Leffingwell Ave.
Kirkwood MO 63122

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  5. to CDT (Registration Closed)
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Overview

Training includes:

  • Hands-on workshops and classroom instruction
  • Tank Car with valves and fittings
  • Certificates upon successful completion will be emailed following the event

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

MORNING and AFTERNOON SESSIONS INCLUDE THE SAME TRAINING

 

Classroom Sessions: Railroad operations, hazards, and safety rules. Rail hazmat safety and emergency response procedures are reviewed.

Field Exercises: Tank Car familiarization, valves and fittings found on pressure and non-pressure cars, locomotive safety.  Basic leak mitigation and instillation of a Midland or Chlorine capping kits. 

 

Important Details

Required Safety Gear: hard hat, gloves, safety glasses, long pants, and steel toe or composite toe boots NO TENNIS SHOES

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.

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

Mark Newton
Union Pacifiic Railroad

491 N. Main
Desoto MO 63050

Mobile  636-212-2824
mdnewton@up.com
Tyler Parker
Union Pacific Railroad

6405 Wallisville Rd.
Houston TX 77020

Phone  713-577-0614
Mobile  816-398-1595
taparker@up.com