Crude By Rail Emergency Response Training

IND004 - 24.00 Hours

Description

This hands-on course is designed to provide emergency responders with the skills and knowledge required to mitigate a flammable liquid fire involving railcars. Students will learn how to recognize hazards and consider tactical responses on full-scale props where they will apply their skills and knowledge in a controlled but realistic crude oil fire involving railcars. 

Schedule

  • Details
    1/13/2020 - 1/15/2020
    College Station TX
    FP  IND004  46
    $1700.00
  • Details
    4/27/2020 - 4/29/2020
    College Station TX
    FP  IND004  47
    $1700.00
  • Details
    8/3/2020 - 8/5/2020
    College Station TX
    FP  IND004  48
    $1700.00
  • Details
    11/9/2020 - 11/11/2020
    College Station TX
    FP  IND004  49
    $1700.00

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

This hands-on course is designed to provide emergency responders with the skills and knowledge required to mitigate a flammable liquid fire involving railcars. Students will learn how to recognize hazards and consider tactical responses on full-scale props where they will apply their skills and knowledge in a controlled but realistic crude oil fire involving railcars. 

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Course Attire/Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • For field exercises, students must provide National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1971 compliant PPE that meets the Level 4 requirements in the ESTI Student Safety Manual. Any bunker gear found to be unsafe or not NFPA compliant will not be allowed on the field. The bunker gear includes: coat, pants, hood, gloves, helmet, and boots. 
  • You are required to participate in hands-on activities utilizing Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and therefore must be clean shaven while attending class. Facial hair must not be present where the SCBA mask seal contacts the skin. Mustaches and normal sideburns are permitted.
  • For classroom activities, students must wear full length pants, closed-toe shoes, and short sleeve/ long sleeve shirts (no sleeveless shirts).

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.  

Recommended

Physical Recommendations

Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, you should secure a professional evaluation of your physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.

Topics

U.S. Railroad's role in crude oil distribution+Crude oil properties and equipment+Hazard recognition+Tactical response considerations+Industry regulations+Behaviors of burning crude oil tank+Flammable liquid firefighting equipment

Suggested Audience

This course is appropriate for emergency response personnel who will respond to flammable liquid fire involving railcars, including: 

  • Municipal firefighters
  • Industrial firefighters
  • Railroad emergency responders

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

2.4 CEUs

Other Information

Contact Information

Rickey Allred

Industrial Fire Training Manager
Phone: (979) 458-3642 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

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Policies

TEEX Policies


Students are required to follow the guidelines in the ESTI Student Safety Manual

Payment Information

  • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-2130
  • Purchase Order – Complete online registration and send a copy of PO documentation within 48 hours to Debbie.Schulz@teex.tamu.edu

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