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POSTPONED - TRANSCAER Ammonia Emergency Response Training & Live-Release Drill

Location

Cheyenne Fire and Rescue Training Facility
7222 Commerce Circle
Cheyenne WY 82001

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Sessions

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

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Overview

Training includes:

  • Classroom instruction and live release drill
  • Complimentary lunch
  • Certificates upon successful completion will be emailed following the event

Attendee Level

  • Technician Level

  • Operations Level

There are 30 total spots each day. 18 open spots and 12 spots are reserved for the Regional Emergency Response Team 7. If you want to attend as an observer and not participant in the drill please contact Lieutenant Brent Osborne or Assistant Chief Dillon Conner.

Note: You only need to register for 1 day, the same information and drill is presented each day. 

Event Focus

Featured topics:

Anhydrous Ammonia

  • Chemical & Physical Properties
  • Routes of Exposure
  • Health Effects
  • First Aid
  • Containers/Bulk and Non-Bulk Packaging
  • Markings/Placards/Labels
  • Ammonia Processes
  • Types of Ammonia Releases
  • Ammonia Response Tactics
    • Control/Containment
    • ER Guide Cards
    • Tarp & Cover

Description

Classroom Session: An overview of anhydrous ammonia, including its chemical and physical properties, placards, labels, containers, tank construction, and the hazards and potential outcomes associated with an anhydrous ammonia incident.

Field Exercise: Live release ammonia drill for participants to practice and perform basic control and confinement operations, including tarp and cover. Decontamination and air monitoring will also be incorporated into the drill.

Important Details

Important Details

Required PPE for Drill Participants (MUST BRING WITH YOU):

  • All Drill Participants: SCBA (there is a bottle refill station on site)
  • Operations Level Drill Participants: Turnout Gear or Level B
  • Technician Level Drill Participants: Level A or Encapsulated Level B (no Level A training suits allowed). You can utilize Level A suits that are expired or did not pass pressure test at this drill.

*Must be Technician Level to enter the live release area of the ammonia drill.

*Operations Level can participate in decontamination and air monitoring.

Please advise the instructor(s) of any pre-existing medical condition(s) that may preclude you from participating in the drill. Stay hydrated and alert.

Be at the site by 7:30AM for registration. Depending on registration and training needs, the training schedule may be adjusted prior to event.

You must pre-register for this event, we cannot accommodate walk-ins at this training event.

Sponsors

  • TRANSCAER

Contacts

Erica Bernstein
CHEMTREC/TRANSCAER

2900 Fairview Park Drive
Falls Church VA 22042

Phone  703-741-5524
Mobile  804-357-4758
ebernstein@chemtrec.com
Dillon Conner
Laramie County Fire District #1 / Wyoming Regional Emergency Response Team 7

207 East Allison Road
Cheyenne WY 82007

Phone  3072755840
Mobile  3072755840
dconner@lcfd1.com
Brent Osborne
Cheyenne Fire Rescue
Phone  (307) 637-6320
Mobile  (307) 630-7053
bosborne@cheyennecity.org