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TRANSCAER Petroleum Crude Oil Training Tour

Posted on 6/20/2014

For Immediate Release

Contact:

Renee Loh
Tel: 701.222.2799
Cell: 701.400.4073
renee@ndfa.net

Cecily Fong
Tel: 701.328.8100
Cell: 701.391.8158
cfong@nd.gov


The ND Firefighter's Association (NDFA) and the ND Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) are holding a TRANSCAER Petroleum Crude Oil Training Tour during the summer of 2014.

Those encouraged to register for the training are first-responders, law enforcement, emergency managers, safety managers, local emergency planning groups, and public safety representatives.

Registration can be done on the homepage of the NDFA website, www.ndfa.net.

The TRANSCAER training will cover the following:

  • Chemical and physical characteristics of petroleum crude oil
  • Transportation of petroleum crude oil
  • Leak mitigation techniques
  • Petroleum crude oil emergencies
  • Emergency Response Guide instruction; including isolation and downwind protective actions
  • Overview and activation of response network


There is no cost for this important training and each participant will receive a certificate upon completion.

TRANSCAER Petroleum Crude Oil Training Tour 2014 Schedule

Wahpeton - Tuesday, 6/24 - 6:00 pm and Wednesday, 6/25 - 6:00 pm
RRVW Railroad Carshop
1505 Minnesota Ave
Breckenridge, MN

Dickinson - Wednesday, 7/2 - 6:00 pm MT
Dickinson Fire Department
25 2nd Avenue
Dickinson, ND

Mandan - Monday, 7/7 - 9:00 am; Tuesday, 7/8 - 6:00 pm and Wednesday, 7/9 - 9:00 a.m
Mandan Fire Department
110 Collins Avenue
Mandan, ND

New Rockford - Thursday, 7/17 - 6:00 pm
Brown Memorial
Located in downtown New Rockford, ND

Minot - Monday, 7/21 - 6:00 pm, Tuesday, 7/22 - 9:00 am and Wednesday, 7/23 - 9:00 am
Minot Fire Station 2
201 3rd St SE
Minot, ND

Trenton - Tuesday, 7/29 - 6:00 pm
Trenton Volunteer Fire Department
331 4th Avenue E
Trenton, ND

These seminars are provided together with the American Chemistry Council (CHEMTREC) and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad.

For more information please contact the NDFA office at (701) 222-2799 or visit www.ndfa.net.

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