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This 8 hour course pertains to objectives found in Chapter 12 of NFPA 472 – 2018 Edition Standard for Competency of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction incidents. Also pertains to objectives found in Chapter 7 of NFPA 1072 – 2017 Edition Standard for Hazardous Materials? Weapons of mass Destruction Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications. 

Class starts with a class room presentation to complete the objectives, then a practical skill session will begin using the rail car simulator and the dome simulator. Students will have a opportunity to develop techniques to install a C Kit on a leaking rail car while in Level A PPE


Brief class Objectives: 

  • Describe actions for initial rail car response

  • Use scene assessment process to identify key pieces of information for rail car response

  • Discuss factors affecting the severity of rail car incidents

  • Perform scene assessment

  • Describe offensive, defensive and non-intervention response strategies

  • What Class Equipment is provided:

  • Truck w Trailer with support equipment for the class,

  • Full Size Rail Car Simulator, Catwalk to enter and exit simulator

  • Rail Car Dome Simulator 

  • 2 - C-kits for rail car

  • Level A Suits 

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