This TRANSCAER event will take place at the Essex Terminal Railway (ETR) location in Windsor ON. The Railway Association of Canada's (RAC) CCPX911 training tank car will be available outside on display.
The 2-day event will consist of two classes per day, one in the morning from 0730-1200, and one again in the afternoon from 1300-1700. Classes will begin begin with presentations in the ETR shop followed by demonstration of the tank car outside.
This event can accomodate up to 25 persons per class. Speakers will include ETR, RAC, Transport Canada, and more. A detailed agenda, complete with topics and times will be posted shortly. For additional information, click on the contacts listed below to send an email.
Note: Ther is no cost for this event. Participants will require personal protective equipment and outdoor clothing. The event will take place, rain or shine.
Dan Metcalfe, Andy Ash
Commercial Explosives and Transportation Emergency ResponseTechnical Seminar for First Responders
The Prairie Region TRANSCAER Committee would like to invite you to the 2018 TRANSCAER Event in Winnipeg.
Attached is the Event Poster which details the training that is being offered this year.
The daytime classes (08:00 – 16:00) have been fully booked already. However, we would like to extend an invite to Fire Chiefs, their Deputies and/or Training Officers to attend the full daytime classes as an observer. As an observer, you will be exposed to the training and the scenarios, and have the opportunity to discuss with the CN, CP, and BNSF Railway Dangerous Goods Officers about training opportunities that you would like your departments to get involved with.
Please contact Steven Santelli or Tom Bozyk regarding attending the daytime classes as an observer.
The evening classes (May 23rd and May 24th, 18:00 – 21:00) are available to any first responder.
Please complete the attached form or e-mail Steven.Santelli@cn.ca with the number of attendees attending the evening class(es).
Please note that all submissions to attend the evening classes must be in by May 1, 2018.
Tom Bozyk, BNSF: 204-795-7369
Steven Santelli: CN: 204-232-7652