Upcoming TRANSCAER® Events

BC Regional TRANSCAER Committee Meeting

14292 Green Timbers Way - Surrey, BC



Hazmat Emergency Response Training

ECRC~SIMEC Dartmouth Response Centre - Dartmouth, NS

On March 26, 2019 from 9AM to 2PM, the Chlorine Institute, in partnership with Brenntag Canada, will be hosting an event on Hazmat and Emergency Response Training at the ECRC~SIMEC Dartmouth Response Centre (address: 41 Mount Hope Ave, Woodside, NS B2Y 4R4.)

Register now by contacting Zach Konway (contact information below) to learn about toxic gases (chlorine) and corrosive liquids (hydrochlorig acid & caustic soda).  Training involves both an in-class lesson on toxic gases and corrosive liquids and a true-to-life field exercise using 150-lb cylinders and chlorine ton containers.  Lunch, training materials and a certificate of completion will be provided. 

Please remember that you must show up with the following required PPE: hard hat, gloves, safety glasses, safety vest, long pants, and steel-toed or composite-toed boots.

To register, please contact Zach Konway by email at ZKonway@brenntag.ca or by phone at (902) 468-9690.

Hope to see you there!

Contact: Zach Konway


Prairie Region TRANSCAER Committee Meeting

NUCOR Environmental Solutions Inc, 18208 – 102 Avenue NW - Edmonton, AB

Contact: Scott Legge (PRTC Chair), Randy Mak (Past Chair)


Burlington Emergency Preparedness Open House

Burlington Fire Headquarters - Burlington, ON

From 10AM to 3PM on Saturday, May 4th, TRANSCAER® will be participating in the Emergency Preparedness Open House at Burlington Fire Headquarters, located at Station No. 1, 1255 Fairview St. 

Registration is free! Sign up now to learn how chemicals and hazardous materials are safely handled to to keep you safe with fun, hands-on activities:

  • Touch-a-truck-and-learn
  • Incident Command trailer
  • Decontamination trailer
  • CN Rail’s Training trailer
  • Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response (TRANSCAER®)
  • “You Be the Chemist” - hands on activities
  • BBQ lunch and giveaways

Other participating organizations include DSN Chemical Transportation, Accuworx Inc., Railway Association of Canada (RAC), GFL Env., You Be the Chemist, Harmac Transportation, Emergency Response Assistance Canada (ERAC), Responsible Distribution Canada (RDC), Canadian National Dangerous Goods Team, Canadian Pacific Railway, City of Burlington, Burlington Fire Department, and QM Env.

Hope to see you there!

Contact: Amber Rushton


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