Online Training

Hazmat Training: Online Options

Build your confidence and knowledge with BNSF hazmat online training materials, produced to help you safely and effectively respond to railway hazmat incidents.

BNSF Hazmat Online Training

Railroad Emergency Response Hazardous Materials Training

Prepares firefighters to respond to railway hazmat incidents. This program covers shipping papers, placards, markings that identify hazardous materials, railroad equipment identification and how to assess hazmat incidents.

LNG Awareness and Emergency Response Training

This 30-minute video covers an introduction to BNSF hazmat transportation, emergency response planning training and action, BNSF hazmat shipments, LNG-fueled locomotive awareness and BNSF fuel tender and loading processes.

Crude Oil By Rail – First Responders Safety Training

API, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) and the member companies of both organizations have worked to create a safety awareness course for first responders. This course is designed for first responders and emergency management personnel who are interested in learning more about, preparing for and responding to flammable liquid fires.

Passenger Train Emergency Response Training

For BNSF and Amtrak, nothing is more important than the safety of our passengers and employees. This 30-minute training video shows how to respond safely and effectively to emergency situations involving passenger trains.

Ethanol Emergency Response Considerations

The U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) in partnership with the International Association of Fire Chiefs presents this video to help emergency responders better understand the challenges they may face when responding to an ethanol-related incident.

To access one of the online training courses, please register.

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Certificates, Coins and Caps

Once you complete a training module, you can generate a course certificate that you can print for yourself and any responders who participated in the training.

Generate Certificate

In addition to the course certificate, as our thanks to you for completing a BNSF training course or courses, we’d like to send you a BNSF challenge coin or cap. Click below to order one of these appreciation tokens (limit one item per person).

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Additional Training Resources

Additional online training is offered at the sites below.

SERTC Online Training

Crude by Rail Emergency Response

This web-based training is offered by the Association of American Railroads in cooperation with BNSF and six other major railroads.You decide when and where to begin this no cost course that offers a foundation to help you make basic safety decisions in the event of a railway hazmat incident involving crude oil.

Visit SERTC training site