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TRANSCAER Hazmat Roundtable Webinar

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Overview

Webinar includes:

  • Certificates upon successful completion will be emailed following the event
    • PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!  Registration is limited to 250 participants.

Attendee Level

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

Event Focus

Frequently asked questions/topics to be addressed during the webinar include:

  • Recommended Practice 3000 - Loading of Crude Oil into Rail Tank Cars
  • Role of the AAR Hazmat Committee and integrated training opportunities
  • Where is LNG located?
  • Why are we hearing more about LNG these days?
  • When and how should I call CHEMTREC®?
  • Overview of the CHEMTREC Drill program
  • Does a steel drum need to be recertified for UN/DOT Compliance when steel plugs are replaced with fusible plugs?
  • Can you advise how many fusible plugs are required for 55-gallon steel drums to be considered “relieving style”?
  • What are the firefighting challenges of ethanol versus gasoline?
  • Why do you use AR-AFFF when fighting an ethanol fire?
  • How best can emergency response organizations keep up to date on new developments related to manufacturing of hazardous materials?
  • How frequent is it recommended to conduct training exercises with industry stakeholders?
  • Anhydrous ammonia – Where and how far will it go?
  • Anhydrous ammoniacontainment tactics including where/when to apply water and tarp & cover

Description

TRANSCAER is hosting a hazmat roundtable via webinar with all TRANSCAER Sponsors: 

  • American Chemistry Council (ACC)  

  • American Petroleum Institute (API) 

  • Association of American Railroads (AAR) 

  • Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) 

  • CHEMTREC 

  • Industrial Steel Drum Institute (ISDI) 

  • Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) 

  • The Chlorine Institute  

  • The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) 

Each organization will provide a 3-minute overview.  Following the overviews, the Sponsors will take turns addressing questions that have been submitted in advance.

Important Details

Multiple viewers from one computer/login: Each individual viewer MUST individually register in advance of the webinar on the TRANSCAER website in order to receive a certificate. 

Sponsors

  • American Chemistry Council (ACC)
  • Association of American Railroads (AAR)
  • Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG)
  • CHEMTREC
  • Industrial Steel Drum Institute (ISDI)
  • Renewable Fuels Association (RFA)
  • The Chlorine Institute
  • The Fertilizer Institute (TFI)

Contacts

Erica Bernstein
CHEMTREC/TRANSCAER

2900 Fairview Park Drive
Falls Church VA 22042

Phone  703-741-5524
Mobile  804-357-4758
ebernstein@chemtrec.com