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Ammonia Emergency Response & Rail Safety Training

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Nutrien
22292 SW 89th Rd.
Beatrice NE 68310

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Overview

Training includes:

  • Classroom & hands-on instruction
  • Lunch will be provided by Nutrien.
  • Certificates will be provided via email following event sign-in
  • Earn your TRANSCAER Challenge coin at the end of the session!

Attendee Level

  • Technician Level
  • Operations Level
  • First responders
  • Basic/Introduction

Event Focus

Featured topics:

  • Rail Safety & Understanding Tank Cars
  • Ammonia Properties & Emergency Response

Description

Classroom Sessions

Railroad 101: Learn about railroad operations, hazards, and safety rules. Rail hazmat safety and emergency response procedures are reviewed. Presented by: BNSF Railway

Ammonia Properties & Emergency Response: An overview of anhydrous ammonia, including its chemical and physical properties, placards, labels, containers, tank construction, and the hazards and potential outcomes associated with an anhydrous ammonia incident. Presented by: Nutrien

Field Exercises

Field Exercise 1: This portion of training focuses on familiarization with various valves and fittings on pressure and general service tank cars. Attendees can obtain experience applying the Midland Kit to a DOT 112 housing. 

Field Exercise 1 Topics:

  • Tank Car Construction and Safety Features
  • Railcar Nomenclature
  • Tank Car Valve and Fittings

Important Details

Required Safety Gear: Enter all required safety gear helmets, safety shoes or sturdy boots, safety glasses, and high visibility vest while in railyard.  

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 8:00AM 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

  • BNSF Railway
  • Nutrien
  • TRANSCAER

Contacts

Erica Bernstein
CHEMTREC/TRANSCAER

2900 Fairview Park Drive
Falls Church VA 22042

Phone  703-741-5524
Mobile  804-357-4758
ebernstein@chemtrec.com
Derek Lampkin
BNSF Railway

4515 Kansas Ave
Kansas City KS 66106

Phone  6127601365
Mobile  612-760-1365
derek.lampkin@bnsf.com
Matt Paynter
Nutrien

1460 Columbia Nitrogen Rd
Augusta GA 30901

Phone  706-564-8118
Matt.paynter@nutrien.com