Jun 2019 Offering

Course
AWR147 - Rail Car Incident Response
Date & Times
Jun 8, 2019 from 8 AM - 5 PM
Description

This course has been developed to educate rural emergency responders on freight rail car incidents involving hazardous materials. Through this course, participants will gain an understanding of potential hazards at a train derailment, the properties of specific chemicals, and various incident control, confinement and containment mitigation techniques. In addition, participants will learn about basic rail car design and construction features as well as damage assessment strategies to help interpret damage to the rail cars in the event of an incident. Upon completion of this course, participants should be better prepared to respond to a freight rail car incident without endangering the health and safety of the responders and the environment.

Hours
8
Max Attendance
40 (27 Open Seats)
Region
G
Location
West Plains Fire Station #1
1901 Kissinger St
West Plains, MO 65775
POST Approved
Yes
Target Audiences
Fire, Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Government Administrative, Public Safety Communications (911), HAZMAT, and Public Works
Availability
Open To The Public
Prerequisites
None Set

Course Roster

Course registrants will be listed here along with their contributing role.

Name Organization
Allen, Sara Missouri Emergency Response Commission
Auffert, Joe Howell Co Rural Fire Dist #1
bearden, jennifer U.S Army
Bunch, Verlin Howell County Rural Fire District #1
Cantrell, Christel Howell County Rural Fire District #1
Chapman, Jared Howell County Rural Fire District #1
Dennis, Randall Pomona Fire Protection District
O'Hara, David Howell County Rural Fire District #1
Peat, Robert Caney Mountain Volunteer Fire Department
Tubbergen-Maglio, Alex Boone County Fire Protection District
Wilbanks, Kurt City of West Plains
Wilbanks, William Howell County Rural Fire District #1
Wirtz, Gerald Howell County Rural Fire District #1