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Railroad 101

Training Event


1900 Poland Ave
Youngstown OH 44502

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Training includes:

  • Hands-on workshops and classroom instruction
  • Safety Around the Railroad
  • Understanding Railroad Documents
  • ASKRail
  • Locomotive Emergencies 

Attendee Level

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

Event Focus

Featured topics:

  • Toxic gases
  • Corrosive liquids
  • Flammable gases
  • Hazmat
  • Rail Safety
  • Tank Car Anatomy
  • Leak Mitigation & Capping Kits

    Emergency Response


  • Locomotives


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Important Details

Required Safety Gear: Enter all required safety gear {e.g. 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 {TIME} for registration. Depending on registration and training needs, the training schedule may be adjusted prior to event.

Registration will remain open until full


  • Norfolk Southern Corporation


Jon Rettig Jr
Norfolk Southern

50462 Heck Rd
East Palestine OH 44413

Phone  3309076446
Mobile  3309076446