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NS Safety Train - Rail Safety & Emergency Response Training


2455 Remount Rd
(cross street S. Aviation Ave & Remount Rd.)
North Charleston SC 29406

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 Rail Safety & Emergency Response Training includes:

  • Hands-on workshops and classroom instruction
  • Certificates upon successful completion will be emailed following the event

Attendee Level

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

Event Focus

Featured topics:

  • Safety On Railroad Property
  • Rail Shipping Documents
  • Rail Equipment Identification
  • Rail Tank Cars
  • Locomotive Fires
  • Flammable Liquid Unit Trains
  • Incident Response Procedures
  • Working with Railroad Officials
  • AskRail Mobile App


Classroom Sessions

Learn about railroad operations, hazards, safety rules and emergency response procedures are reviewed.  Topics include rail paperwork, types of rail cars (to include tank cars), locomotive information, apps to assist in rail responses, etc.


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 after the event. Walk-ins are welcome to register on-site at the training event, however we strongly encourage pre-registration.


  • Norfolk Southern Corporation


David Patten
Norfolk Southern Corporation