Build your skills with a freeCrude By Rail Training for municipal first responders in 2020.
BNSF CRUDE BY RAIL TRAINING
BNSF Railway will offer Crude By Rail Training workshops to municipal first responders in 2020. 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.
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
Courses will be offered at two locations:
TEEX – October 12-14, 2020 – OPEN
TEEX – October 14-16, 2020 – OPEN
Crude By Rail
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 are 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.
Fire Fighter 1 or Equivalent Level of Training
Hazardous Materials Operations
To register, please select a training date
Registration is by invitation only. A password is required and provided in your invitation.
Texas A&M Brayton Fire Training Field (TEEX), College Station, TX