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Emergency Response to Railroad Incidents - Basic

Location

Independence Fire Department
6305 Selig Blvd
Independence OH 44131

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Overview

Emergency Response to Railroad Incidents - Basic Course, Railroad 101 for First Responders

Attendee Level

  • Hazmat technician/specialist
  • First responders
  • Anyone interested in learning more about this topic
  • Basic/Introduction

Event Focus

Featured topics:

  • Hazmat
  • Rail Safety
  • Tank Car Anatomy
  • Emergency Response
  • Locomotives

Description

The training will cover the following:

  • Safety while operating on or near the railroad
  • Initial response procedures for first responders
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Introduction to Tank Cars
  • Other Equipment found of the railroad (Locomotives, Freight Cars)

 

Important Details

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

  • CSX Transportation

Contacts

Joseph L. Taylor
CSX Transportation

2973 West Pittsburgh Road
New Castle PA 16101

Phone  412-928-4730
Mobile  757-710-4650
joe_taylor@csx.com