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RAILROAD EMERGENCY RESPONSE

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS AWARENESS & CRUDE OIL

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Greenville

Host: Chief James Hamblin Indian Valley Fire & Rescue

Saturday, September 13,
0900-1300 Town Hall directly
behind Greenville Fire House

Sponsored and instructed by BNSF Railroad

BNSF presents these sessions as a familiarization to the railroad industry for community emergency responders.
No level of knowledge of the industry or of emergency response to hazardous materials incidents is prerequisite.

  • Safety considerations while working
  • around a railroad
  • Flagging procedures to stop a train
  • Emergency contact phone numbers and
  • methods
  • Types of hazardous materials
  • transported
  • Shipping papers used in transportation
  • of hazardous materials
  • Understanding and use of a train list
  • Hazard classification review
  • Placarding and marking (criteria and
  • anomalies)
  • Railroad's role in an incident command
  • system
  • Types of railroad cars and locomotives
  • Features of low pressure tank cars
  • Features of high pressure tank cars
  • Features of intermodal portable tank
  • containers
  • Features of railroad locomotives
  • Basics of tank car damage assessment

2014 Focus - Crude Oil

  • Different types of crude oil
  • transported via rail
  • Properties of crude oil
  • Emergency response considerations
  • Firefighting considerations
  • Plumas County Specifics, transport
  • frequency, notifications and more.

To RSVP:
Contact Lori Pini @
LoriPini@countyofplumas.com
530-283-6988

 

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