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2021 Union Pacific Transcaer Training Event - Brownsville

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Scale House Parking Lot Port of Brownsville
1801 Foust Rd
Brownsville TX 78521

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Overview

The Cameron County LEPC is hosting a Union Pacific - TRANSCAER Railcar Emergency Response training event. This training event provides unique insights into best management practices in railroad emergencies and provides first responders with the experience needed to safely respond to and work in today’s complex world of hazmat rail emergencies.

 Chlorine Emergencies — This year’s training will include Specialists discussing inhalation hazard emergencies and proper mitigation techniques. Industrial responders are encouraged to attend.

 Participants will learn how to identify railcars, railcar anatomy, and how to mitigate railcar incidents including chlorine leaks. This is more than a lecture-based class, you will get hands-on training from some of the best in the profession.

 

Attendee Level

This one day course is free to all participants

Class will run from 9-4 with a (personal) break for lunch at noon

Gloves, hard hat, safety toed boots and eye protection are required

Each class has 70 openings on a first come basis

 

Event Focus

Concepts that will be covered: 

  • Chlorine: Properties, Facilities, Incidents, Mitigation
  • Mitigation: From a contractors perspective
  • Initial duties upon arriving on scene; train lists and RR emergency contact
  • Safety when responding/general railroad safety
  • Recovery procedures and site remediation
  • Locomotive rail car anatomy
  • Capping Kits
  • Hands-on Leak mitigation and response on protective housings

 

Description

The Cameron County LEPC is hosting a Union Pacific - TRANSCAER Railcar Emergency Response training event. This training event provides unique insights into best management practices in railroad emergencies and provides first responders with the experience needed to safely respond to and work in today’s complex world of hazmat rail emergencies.

 

 

Important Details

· Gloves, hard hat, safety toed boots, and eye protection are required

 

Contacts

William Wingfield
Innovatia

1303 Danielle Lane
Pearland TX 77581

Mobile  281-919-5298
williamvernonwingfield@gmail.com