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6180 W. Oleta Ave
Las Vegas NV 89113

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Overview

Training includes:

  • Hands-on workshops and classroom instruction
  • Complimentary lunch (tentative)
  • Certificates upon successful completion will be emailed following the event

Attendee Level

  • Hazmat technician/specialist
  • First responders
  • Other responders or agencies please contact Paul Holt (916-540-0496) prior to registering. 

Event Focus

Featured topics:

  • Union Pacific system
  • Pre-planning
  • Railroad equipment
  • Locomotives
  • Identifying pressure & non pressure tank cars
  • Basic Leak mitigation for NAR and AR
  • Contacting the railroad
  • Safety issues
  • Railroad resources
  • Markings
  • Rail shipping papers
  • Emergency response process
  • Recovery operations

Description

This training will be split between a classroom and field portion.  The classroom portion will be a presentation on the above topics with class discussion and questions.  The field portion will be on the prop trailer learning the proper terminology, orientation, and basic leak points of tank car fittings.

 

Important Details

Required Safety Gear: 

  • Safety boots - No open toe shoes or tennis shoes
  • Safety glasses
  • Gloves

 

 

Sponsors

  • Union Pacific Railroad

Contacts

Paul Holt
Union Pacific Railroad

2401 E. Sepulveda Blvd.
Long Beach CA 90810

Phone  562-490-7020
Mobile  916-540-0496
pholt@up.com