Crude By Rail Training

Crude By Rail (CBR) and Emergency Response Training

Build your skills with a free Crude By Rail and Emergency Response Training for municipal first responders in 2019.

BNSF CRUDE BY RAIL TRAINING

BNSF Railway will once again offer Crude By Rail and Emergency Response Training workshops to municipal first responders in 2019. This no cost training program will provide first responders with the basic knowledge, skill and abilities to respond to incidents involving Crude By Rail (CBR). The program is delivered over 3 days (24 hours) with over 60% of the time spent on field exercises.

TOPICS

  • The Chemical and Physical Properties of the Different Types of Crude Oil Transported
  • Basic Site Safety and Damage Assessment
  • Tank Car Design and Construction
  • Tactical Control Methods
  • Application of Firefighting Foam Agents
  • Water and Spill Control Procedures
  • Planning for Crude Oil Incidents
  • Potential Environmental Impacts

Crude By Rail Experience

The field training evolutions will include a demonstration of crude oil fires, boil overs and application of foam to crude oil incidents, as well as advanced fire fighting techniques.

The evaluation will culminate in a full-scale derailment exercise.

  • No cost to attendees for tuition
  • No cost to attendees for travel expenses – air, rental car and hotel prepaid. Items such as airline baggage fees, evening meals, rental car gasoline and home airport travel mileage expense (if applicable) will be reimbursed through a prepaid Visa card.

Prerequisites

    1. Fire Fighter 1 or Equivalent Level of Training
    2. Hazardous Materials Operations

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