Summary Description

Signet North America’s 40-hour Highway Emergency Response course (as well as our 8 and 16 hour Highway Refresher course) is designed to prepare emergency responders to deal with hazardous materials incidents specifically related to highway transportation. This includes chemical cargo tanks and dry vans. Topics include container features, valves, venting systems, basic repairs, drilling and transfer techniques, and grounding and bonding, incorporated into an extensive hands-on-experience.

Goals

The goal of this Signet North America Highway Emergency Response course is to provide 40 hours of high-energy, interactive and informative education designed to take the attendee through a wide range of subject matter to include, but not be limited to (based on availability of equipment and containers):

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Highway Cargo Tanks to include the MC 300 series and the DOT 400 series

  • CARGO TANK FEATURES
  • NON-BULK CONTAINERS AND CARGO VANS
  • INTERMODAL CONTAINERS
  • BASIC CONTAINER DAMAGE ASSESSMENT
  • GROUNDING AND BONDING
  • TRANSFER TECHNIQUES AND CONSIDERATIONS
  • INTERACTIVE TECHNIQUE EXERCISES
  • RESPONSE EXERCISES

Prerequisites

None.