Ammonia Emergency Response & Rail Safety Training
22292 SW 89th Rd.
Beatrice NE 68310
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- 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!
- Technician Level
- Operations Level
- First responders
- Rail Safety & Understanding Tank Cars
- Ammonia Properties & Emergency Response
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 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
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.
- BNSF Railway