CSX Emergency Response to Railroad Incidents (Responder Incident Training Train)
Port of Albany
109 Smith BLVD Albany NY 12202
Albany NY 12202
- Hands-on workshops and classroom instruction
Certificates upon successful completion will be emailed following the event
- Hazmat technician/specialist
- First responders
- Rail Safety
- Tank Car Anatomy
- Leak Mitigation & Capping Kits
- Emergency Response
- Air Monitoring
Session 1: Learn about railroad operations, hazards, and safety rules. Rail hazmat safety and emergency response procedures are reviewed.
Field Exercise 1 Title: Learn about the anatomy of general service and pressure tank cars including protective housings, valves and fittings, truck components, safety appliances, jacket, shell and head construction, placards and markings.
Field Exercise 2 Title: Learn about potential leak scenarios for chlorine rail tank car valves and fittings and how to mitigate those leaks. Install the Emergency Kit "C" on chlorine tank car valve arrangements for standard and next generation (dual valve system) assemblies.
Required Safety Gear: Safety vest, hard hat, gloves, safety glasses, long pants, and steel toe or composite toe boots.
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 0900 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.
- CSX Transportation
4400 CSX Dr.
Nashville TN 37204