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MAINE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
MEMA Home > Programs> Communication> News > Training Announcement: Rail Safety for Emergency Responders
Training Announcement: Rail Safety for Emergency Responders
July 18, 2013
A four-hour course, Rail Safety for Emergency Responders, will be held at five Aroostook County Locations July 23, 24 and 25, 2013. The course is presented in cooperation with the US Department of Transportation, the Transportation Security Administration, Operation Lifesaver, New Brunswick Southern Railway, Eastern Maine Railway and Maine Northern Railway.
This course is designed to provide emergency responders critical information to prepare them for responding to a railroad incident, including:
In addition, the course will cover Locomotive Emergency Response operations, approaching the scene, entering a locomotive, and proper extrication techniques. It also brings a clearer understanding of the difficulties associated with any railroad related response and investigation.
This basic 4 hour course is free and all levels of fire department and emergency response personnel including DEP, EPA, police and other emergency response agencies are encouraged to attend.
The course features instructors from:
July 23, 2013
July 24, 2013
July 25, 2013
Download the registration form (.pdf format) and submit to MEMA as directed on the form.
Contact:Robert Gardner or Faith Mayer
Last update: 07/20/10
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