1st Annual Virginia Hazmat Weekend
Yorktown CBRNE Training Center
503 Back Creek Road
Seaford VA 23696
- to EDT
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- Classroom instruction and field exercises
- Complimentary Breakfast & Snacks
- Certificates upon successful completion will be emailed following the event
- Hazmat technician/specialist
- First responders
- Anyone interested in learning more about this topic
- Steel Drums
Chlorine Properties & Emergency Response: Learn about the physical and chemical properties of chlorine. Transportation methods, health effects of acute exposure, proper selection of personal protective equipment, first aid, and medical treatment measures.
Steel Drums 101 for Emergency Responders: Participants will learn about the unique components of steel drums, including the difference between an open-head and a tight-head drums. They’ll gain knowledge about typical transportation and storage practices, in addition to receiving an introduction to NFPA Code 30 complaint storage for combustible liquids. They will also be able to interpret the UN marking located on the side or bottom of every steel drum and learn about the performance standards behind them.
A-Kit Workshop: Learn about potential leak scenarios for chlorine 150-lb cylinders and how to mitigate those leaks. Install new and old versions of the Emergency Kit “A” on chlorine cylinders.
B-Kit Workshop: Learn about potential leak scenarios for chlorine ton containers and how to mitigate those leaks. Install new and old versions of the Emergency Kit “B” on ton container training devices.
C-Kit Workshop: Learn about potential leak scenarios for chlorine rail tank car valves and fittings and how to mitigate those leaks. Install the Emergency Kit “C” on chlorine tank car valve arrangements for standard and next generation (dual valve system) assemblies.
- Safety glasses
- Work gloves
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 8:00 AM for registration. Class will begin promptly at 8:30AM.
You MUST pre-register for this event, we cannot accommodate walk-ins at this training.
REGISTRATION: At this time we can only accommodate 48 attendees at this training event. If required registration capacity may be reduced due to state regulations for COVID-19. You will be contacted directly if your registration has to be canceled.
- Virginia Association of Hazardous Materials Response Specialists
- Virginia Department of Emergency Management