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Railroad Day of Training: RR-101 & Responding to Railroad Emergencies

Training Event

Location

1940 Shop Rd.
Columbia SC 29201

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Sessions

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Overview

Training includes:

  • Hands-on workshops and classroom instruction
  • Complimentary lunch
  • Certificates provided for each course completed

Attendee Level

  • Hazmat technician/specialist
  • Hazmat Operations/Awareness
  • First responders
  • Fire
  • Police
  • Emergency Management

Event Focus

Featured topics:

  • Toxic gases
  • Corrosive liquids
  • Flammable gases
  • Hazmat
  • Rail Safety
  • Tank Car Anatomy
  • Leak Mitigation & Capping Kits
  • Emergency Response
  • Air Monitoring
  • Locomotives

Description

Railroad 101:

  • Introduction to Railroad Ops.
  • Safety Around the Railroad
  • Rail Car ID & Tank Car Anatomy
  • Locomotive Components
  • Rail Shipping Documents
  • Railroad Emergency Procedures

Responding to Railroad Emergencies:

  • D.E.C.I.D.E. Process
  • Site Assessment & Safety
  • Response Objectives & Tactics
  • Develop & Execute the Plan
  • Offensive Tactics Instruction

Important Details

  • Participants should bring sturdy leather work boots with a defined heel.
  • No open-toe footwear permitted.
  • Bring additional PPE as required by your employer.

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 8:45 AM 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.

Sponsors

  • Norfolk Southern Corporation

Contacts

David Patten
Norfolk Southern Corporation

1120 W. Washington St.
Greenville SC 29601

Phone  4049852820
Mobile  4049852820
david.patten@nscorp.com
David Patten
Norfolk Southern Corporation

1120 W. Washington St.
Greenville SC 29601

Phone  4049852820
Mobile  4049852820
david.patten@nscorp.com