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Training Schedules

SEVERAL CLASSES HAVE BEEN POSTPONED OR CHANGED TO A WEBINAR FORMAT DUE TO COVID-19.

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Courses and Events

Course Date(s) Location Contact/Registrar Details
BNSF Railroad Response Hazmat Training - Multiple Dates 08/12/2020 - 8:00pm to 01/13/2021 - 10:00am Webinar - Online Patrick Brady General Director Hazardous Materials Safety Office 817.352.3652 Cell 817.821.1325

There are Multiple Dates and Times for Multiple Courses

PLEASE CHECK THE DATES AND TIMES FOR THE COURSE/COURSES YOU WANT TO TAKE

Railroad Response Hazmat Training
 
Emergency Responders and Emergency Managers:
I hope you, your families and departments members are safe and healthy.  Thank you for your efforts to protect your communities.
As part of our nation’s critical infrastructure, BNSF Railway continues to make sure all the goods that you, your family and communities needs are delivered safely.  
As you know, BNSF provides “Railroad Response Hazmat Training” to community responders at no cost.  To ensure your responders and BNSF’s Hazmat Team remain healthy, we have canceled all our instructor-led classes through August 31st. It is likely we will expand the cancelations through the fall.  
Therefore, we have been conducting webinars every Wednesday that will allow community responders to learn how to safely and efficiently respond to railroad hazardous materials incidents at home or at their station.  So far, we trained more than 2,700 first responders through these webinars with almost 200 responders participating in each session.  Feedback from participants have rated the webinars as excellent.  As the result of the feedback we have received from our “Wednesday Hazmat Webinar” we have added additional webinar topics.  Starting on August 19th our scheduled webinar topics will include: 
Railcar Knowledge for First Responders
Locomotive Awareness and Response
Initial Response for First Responders
 
I highly recommend that those planning to participate in these newly added webinars first participate in one of the Railroad Emergency Response/Hazmat Awareness webinars.
These webinars are free, will be approximately 90 minutes, and held at the following times:
 
 
 
To participate, register here
 
In April, the Department of Transportation authorized BNSF to use an electronic hazardous material (hazmat) document instead of paper documents.  We have posted a video on electronic train lists and communication with responders here.
 
Please feel free to forward this message to any of your team members.
 
Finally, if you want to continue to receive information on BNSF’s emergency response training, exercises and changes that can affect emergency responders, please take time to sign up to our communications list here.
 
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INSTRUCTOR TRAINING by TEEX 01/12/2021 - 8:00am to 01/15/2021 - 12:00pm Bellevue Fire Training Center 3100 SP Benson Drive Bellevue, NE 68123 Course Contact Jesse Eret Program Specialist Sarpy County Emergency Management Phone: (402) 593-5955 Email: jeret@sarpy.com

Course Description
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) under the Department of Transportation requires that Hazmat Employers* train all Hazmat Employees** within 90 days of starting in the position and conduct recurrent training every three years thereafter.  The Hazardous Materials Transportation Train the Trainer course, offered at no-cost, is designed for personnel who will be preparing and conducting this training. Course participants will learn applicable PHMSA requirements as well as principles of adult education and effective instructional design. In addition, participants will learn how to develop a systematic training program to ensure that hazmat employees are trained in the five areas required by 49 CFR 72 Subpart H: General awareness/familiarization, Function-specific, Safety, Security awareness, and In-Depth security.

* Hazmat Employer: a person who uses one or more employees regarding: transporting hazmat in commerce; causing hazmat to be transported or shipped in commerce; or designing, manufacturing, fabricating, inspecting, representing, marking, certifying, selling, offering, reconditioning, testing, repairing, or modifying packaging as qualified for use in the transportation of hazmat.

** Hazmat Employee: a person employed by a hazmat employer, or person who is self-employed, and who directly affects hazmat transportation safety including: an owner-operator of a motor vehicle that transports hazmat; a person who: loads, unloads, or handles hazmat; designs, manufactures, fabricates, inspects, tests, reconditions, repairs, modifies, marks, or otherwise represents packaging as qualified for use in the transportation of hazmat; prepares hazmat for transportation; is responsible for safety of transporting hazmat; or operates a vehicle used to transport hazmat.

Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for this course.

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 100% of 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.

Topics
DOT Training Requirements for Transportation of Hazardous Materials
Principals of Adult Learning
Training, Design, and Delivery
PHMSA’S Hazardous Materials Transportation Training Modules
Employees Who Load and Unload Hazardous Materials
Employees Who Prepare Bulks and Non-Bulk Packaging
Employees Who Prepare and/or Sign Shipping Papers
Employees Who Report Incidents
Employees With Security Responsibilities
Suggested Audience
This course is designed for industry personnel to include, hazmat employers, EHS professionals, operation managers, safety managers, shipping and receiving managers, hazardous waste generators, environmental consultants, warehouse supervisors, and Hazmat transporters.

This Course is a 3.5 Day Course and will Start at 8:00 AM everyday and will end at 5:00PM except for Friday the 15th which will end at 12:00 PM.

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AWR-351 REP Post Plume Awareness Course - FEMA 01/12/2021 - 9:00am to 01/13/2021 - 2:00pm Virtual Led Training Scott Hallett scott.hallett@fema.dhs.gov James Rashilla james.rashilla@nebraska.gov (402) 471-7420

The Purpose of this Course

The FEMA/NPD/THD/Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) Program has developed an instructor-led course that will help Federal, State, tribal and local emergency managers and planners more effectively meet the challenges presented to the emergency responder community during a radiological incident at an NRC-licensed commercial nuclear power plant (NPP).

 

The main purpose for this awareness-level AWR-351 REP Post-Plume Awareness Course (RPPA) is to provide a precise training track which focuses on the unique considerations of the 50-mile Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ), Offsite Response Organizations (OROs) responsible for addressing the implementation of precautionary measures and protective actions relating to “exposure” and “ingestion” interventions during the Post-Plume (Intermediate) phase of a radiological incident from a NRC-licensed commercial nuclear power plant (NPP).

The instructional delivery is designed to create a collaborative training environment, support discussions on the vertical and horizontal integration of emergency operation plans and implementation procedures between neighboring OROs and governmental authorities and provide best-practices and lessons-learned solutions to emergency planning.

 

The primary target audience is the REP offsite response organizations (OROs) within the 10 to 50-mile EPZ who usually do not write their own plans but rely on State agency plans to identify procedures and capabilities to be implemented during a radiological incident that affects their jurisdiction.

A secondary target audience is Federal, State, local, utility, and tribal emergency managers and planners responsible for emergency operations plans and implementation procedures concerning ingestion protective actions response capabilities within the 0 to 50-mile ingestion exposure pathway EPZ.

Other beneficial parties: personnel from supporting agencies involved in response to a radiological incident at an NRC-licensed commercial NPP.

 

 Register, https://preptoolkit.fema.gov/documents/3667571/3674766/21N-0526+RPPA%28v%29+National_CrsAnnc+%28Jan.+12-13%29.pdf/b072c613-0a5b-20ce-4a89-f97f9b1ffe87?t=1604755737237

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AWR-351 REP Post Plume Awareness Course - FEMA 02/09/2021 - 9:00am to 02/10/2021 - 2:00pm VIRTUAL Led Training Scott Hallett scott.hallett@fema.dhs.gov James Rashilla james.rashilla@nebraska.gov (402) 471-7420

The Purpose of this Course

The FEMA/NPD/THD/Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) Program has developed an instructor-led course that will help Federal, State, tribal and local emergency managers and planners more effectively meet the challenges presented to the emergency responder community during a radiological incident at an NRC-licensed commercial nuclear power plant (NPP).

 

The main purpose for this awareness-level AWR-351 REP Post-Plume Awareness Course (RPPA) is to provide a precise training track which focuses on the unique considerations of the 50-mile Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ), Offsite Response Organizations (OROs) responsible for addressing the implementation of precautionary measures and protective actions relating to “exposure” and “ingestion” interventions during the Post-Plume (Intermediate) phase of a radiological incident from a NRC-licensed commercial nuclear power plant (NPP).

The instructional delivery is designed to create a collaborative training environment, support discussions on the vertical and horizontal integration of emergency operation plans and implementation procedures between neighboring OROs and governmental authorities and provide best-practices and lessons-learned solutions to emergency planning.

 

The primary target audience is the REP offsite response organizations (OROs) within the 10 to 50-mile EPZ who usually do not write their own plans but rely on State agency plans to identify procedures and capabilities to be implemented during a radiological incident that affects their jurisdiction.

A secondary target audience is Federal, State, local, utility, and tribal emergency managers and planners responsible for emergency operations plans and implementation procedures concerning ingestion protective actions response capabilities within the 0 to 50-mile ingestion exposure pathway EPZ.

Other beneficial parties: personnel from supporting agencies involved in response to a radiological incident at an NRC-licensed commercial NPP.

 

 Register, https://preptoolkit.fema.gov/documents/3667571/3674766/21N-0527+RPPA%28v%29+National_CrsAnnc+%28Feb.+9-10%29.pdf/f0cbe709-49af-a27d-fb85-9212b30fb122?t=1604755806937

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