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TRANSCAER LNG Safety & Emergency Response Training

Training Event


Orangeburg County Fire District
131 Firefighter Lane
Orangeburg SC 29115

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  1. to EDT (Registration Closed)
  2. to EDT (Registration Closed)


Training includes:

  • Classroom instruction
  • Complimentary dinner (evening session) and lunch (daytime session) provided by the Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG)
  • Certificates upon successful completion will be emailed following the event

Attendee Level

  • Technician Level
  • Operations Level
  • First responders
  • Basic/Introduction

Event Focus

Featured topics:

  • Liquified Natural Gas (LNG)


Gain an understanding of the basic safety and response considerations for emergencies involving the potential or actual release of liquefied natural gas.

Modules & Objectives

  • Module 1: Course Introduction
  • Module 2: LNG Overview
    • Understand the history, properties, and current use of Liquefied Natural Gas.
      • Discuss the history and growth of LNG.
      • Describe how LNG is produced.
      • List the four most common uses of LNG.
      • Explain the properties and characteristics of LNG.
      • Identify key safety concerns of liquefied natural gas.
  • Module 3: LNG Safety & Transportation
    • Identify the basic safety considerations concerning LNG containers and its various applications.
    • Describe modes of LNG transportation and the use of LNG as a fuel.
      • Identify the likelihood and potential locations of LNG incidents.
      • Identify handling and safety considerations for LNG storage facilities.
      • Identify resources available to provide product and mitigation information.
      • Explain why LNG is used as a transportation fuel.
      • List the most common LNG transportation modes.
      • Identify the placards and markings for LNG.
      • Describe general LNG container characteristics..
    • Module 4: Managing LNG Incidents for Emergency Responders
      • Identify the appropriate incident objectives for a safe and effective response.
        • Identify important pre-incident planning considerations.
        • Identify lessons learned from LNG incidents.
        • Value the relationships between local, state, federal & industry response organizations.
        • Identify the four components of hazard analysis and risk assessment.
        • Given scenarios, identify appropriate defensive and offensive action options.
    • Module 5: Post-Assessment & Course Evaluation


    Important Details

    6:00PM-10:00PM session - Please be at the site by 5:30 PM for registration. 

    9:00AM-3:00PM session - Please be at the site by 8:30 AM for registration. 


    • Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG)


    Erica Bernstein Fischer
    Mobile  804-357-4758
    Steve Coffin
    Homeland Security Office - State Law Enforcement Division

    332 Cove St.
    Columbia SC 29212

    Phone  803-896-4602
    Mobile  803-995-0259
    Jeremy Jeffcoat
    Orangeburg County Fire District

    131 Firefighter Lane
    Orangeburg SC 29115

    Phone  8035336218
    Mobile  8038378694