Skip to main content

Advanced Bulk Storage Response Training

IND007 - 24.00 Hours

Schedule

  • Details
    3/19/2018 - 3/21/2018
    College Station TX
    FP  IND007  12
    $2100.00
  • Details
    6/18/2018 - 6/20/2018
    College Station TX
    FP  IND007  13
    $2100.00
  • Details
    8/13/2018 - 8/15/2018
    College Station TX
    FP  IND007  14
    $2100.00
  • Details
    10/22/2018 - 10/24/2018
    College Station TX
    FP  IND007  15
    $2100.00

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

Advanced Bulk Storage Response (non-Pro Board) is a hands-on course designed to provide emergency responders with the skills and knowledge to mitigate a flammable liquid fire involving bulk storage.  This course will discuss the various types of bulk storage tanks, including design and construction characteristics and ancillary equipment integrated into some types of storage tanks. This course also covers the fire and safety components of bulk storage facilities, as well as fire and spill behaviors. Crude oil characteristics will be discussed in relation to bulk storage tanks and large-volume delivery devices for both water and foam. Participants in this course will have multiple opportunities over three days to practice their knowledge and skills for combating fires in bulk storage fire scenarios using scale props in a realistic but controlled setting.

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Topics

Tank identification and transport+Predicting the behavior of tanks and their contents+Fire fighting foam and water supply requirements+Strategy and tactics+Implementing a response

Audience

This course provides skills and knowledge to emergency responders who will respond to a bulk storage fire involving flammable liquid fire.  This course is appropriate for emergency responder personnel including:

Volunteer firefighters

Municipal firefighters

Industrial firefighters

Railroad emergency responders

Education Credits

    Contact Information

    Rickey Allred

    Industrial Fire Training Manager
    Phone: (979) 458-3642 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900
    © Copyright 2015 Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service
    A member of the Texas A&M University System
    Ver.1.2015.0204