AWR 147

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AWR 147 Rail Car Incident Response

Course Description

This eight-hour awareness-level course is designed to increase the knowledge of first responders in recognizing and characterizing the different types of rail cars, potential leaks, and courses of action to be taken based on initial site assessment. The course will increase participants' knowledge of safety and hazardous conditions that may exist at the scene, and will allow them to become familiar with safe practices adopted by the railroad industry. This course has been developed by The University of Findlay and is delivered in an instructor-led format.

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Course Prerequisites

*No Prerequisites for this course

Audience

Emergency Medical ServicesFire ServiceGovernmental AdministrativeHazardous MaterialsLaw EnforcementPublic Safety CommunicationsPublic Works

Core Capabilities

Critical TransportationEnvironmental Response/Health and SafetyPlanningSituational AssessmentThreat and Hazard Identification