LPG Emergency Management

ASP207 - 36.00 Hours

Description

This is a comprehensive course aimed at personnel (emergency responders, plant fire brigades, incident commanders, hazardous materials (HazMat), and propane transport companies) who may be responsible for safe handling of Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) emergencies, including gas dispersion.

You will learn how to handle and control live unconfined flammable gas releases using a live project that incorporates sprinkler system and deluge capabilities to control vapor releases and fire.

This course satisfies all the requirements of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 CFR 1910.120, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472, and BTP-951 compressed gas emergencies.

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

This is a comprehensive course aimed at personnel (emergency responders, plant fire brigades, incident commanders, hazardous materials (HazMat), and propane transport companies) who may be responsible for safe handling of Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) emergencies, including gas dispersion.

You will learn how to handle and control live unconfined flammable gas releases using a live project that incorporates sprinkler system and deluge capabilities to control vapor releases and fire.

This course satisfies all the requirements of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 CFR 1910.120, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472, and BTP-951 compressed gas emergencies.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Attire

  • Regular station duty wear for fire field activities
  • Office attire for classroom sessions.
  • You may not wear to any class or field activity
    • shorts
    • sleeveless shirts
    • open-toed shoes

Topics

Damage Assessment +Gas Dispersion +Handling Propane Leaks +Propane Truck Rollove Incidents +Pullaway Accidents +Railroad Car Incident +Recognition of Various LP Containers +Transport Fires

Suggested Audience

Appropriate for all industrial emergency response personnel who have experience operating apparatus, including fire prevention, suppression, control, and safety personnel.

Potential attendees could include:

  • Plant operators
  • Plant maintenance
  • Laboratory personnel
  • Engineers
  • Electricians/Instrumentation techs
  • Security personnel

Other Information

This course is developed from the "Propane Emergency" textbook developed by the National Propane Gas Association and Eastman Chemical Texas Operations, and other materials provided by various companies and authors.

Hours

  • Monday - Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: 2 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Course size limit

  • 40 students

Contact Information

Jeff Rhoads

Training Director
Phone: (866) 878-8900 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Policies

Annual Fire Training School registration late fee

A $50.00 late fee will be assessed to payments made after the registration deadline.

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