Railroad safety class offered Sept. 28-29
Posted: Thursday, September 2, 2010 9:52 am
WCP 8.31.10 A free four-hour railroad safety training class will be offered at four times, Sept. 28-29, by the UT Martin Department of Agriculture, Geosciences and Natural Resources, TRANSCAER and the University of Memphis Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute.
The primary focus will be hazardous materials in tank cars, tank car safety and safety working near tracks. Rail cars will be parked in Martin, and TRANSCAER representatives will teach the classes.
Preregistration is required at www.transcaer.com, and participants may choose one of the following class times: Sept. 28 – 12:30 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. or Sept. 29 – 8:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. An emergency response exercise by local emergency personnel is planned at 8:30 a.m., Sept. 30. Organizations that want to participate in the exercise are asked to contact Jamie Summers, Martin Fire Department, at 731-587-4019.
For more information, contact Dr. Sandy Mehlhorn, UT Martin instructor of land surveying and gemometrics, at 731-881-7253 or email@example.com.