Regional Rail Response - Beecher

  • December 9, 2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
  • Beecher Fire District, Beecher, IL
Get Trained (final)

Join the IAFC and industry experts for a Regional Rail Response training event. The training is designed to bring local and regional agencies together to better understand the response efforts and roles should a derailment or incident occur and to discuss unified and coordinated response activities to a train derailment scenario, involving crude oil.

 When: Saturday, December, 9, 2017,  at 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Where: Beecher Fire District, 711 Penfield Street, Beecher, IL 60401 

After this 8-hour session, participants will be better prepared to respond to a rail incident.

 You will gain:

  • An understanding of the response disciplines and associated roles during a response to a rail incident.

  • Knowledge about the industry and rail lines within your region, including the commodities that are transported.

  • An understanding of the need for a coordinated effort when responding to an incident, and how to effectively manage available resources.

  • Experience in a group exercises to reinforce the training concepts around a train derailment scenario.

  • 8 hours of training credits towards your annual hazardous material training requirement through the IAFC Academy.

Register today and share this event with those you think will benefit from this training.