Regional Events

Industry Safety Days And Workshops 2017 Schedule

   


Ohio Chapter Safety Day

July 21, 2017

Columbus State Community College Conference Center
550 East Spring St.
Columbus, OH 43215

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Bay Area Chemical Safety Day

August 1, 2017

Cal Maritime Academy
200 Maritime Academy Dr
Vallejo, CA 94592

*FREE ADMISSION* 

Lunch included

Registration: 7:00am – 8:00am

Event: 8:00am- 4:30pm

Agenda topics will include:

  • Hazard Analysis Quick Guide for emergency responders
  • Life Safety Plan for safe evacuation and rapid entry rescue
  • Setting Isolation and Protective Action Zones Dealing with downwind receptors
  • Health and emergency medical – proper decontamination
  • Valve and piping problems that leads to emergency events
  • Dealing with high pressure system circumstances
  • Mastering the emergency shut-down procedure
  • Ammonia demonstrations by ASTI and Airgas
  • Building readiness to engage the Hazmat Tech team
  • Integrating with public safety responders Presentation by Fire Service, EPA, OSHA

Organizers and speakers volunteer their time; sponsors and exhibitors pay the cost of food, facilities, and materials. This allows us to put on the Safety Day for free.

REGISTRATION


Lanier Tech & RETA Atlanta Chapter

ASTI Ammonia Safety Day

August 18, 2017

Lanier Technical College
2990 Landrum Education Dr
Building 300
Oakwood, GA 30566

$20 General Admission

OSHA, EPA, Police, Fire Personnel FREE

We have an agenda that has a strong vision for developing a higher-functioning team relationship between industry, public safety, and governmental planners/regulators. The overall message for the agenda will be focused on preventing accidents and emergency events by “preventing them ALL, or stopping them SMALL!”

Attendees will Receive a Certificate from ASTI for 8hrs of Ammonia Safety Training.

**ONLY 100 SEATS AVAILABLE**

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Storm Lake, IA Ammonia Safety Day

August 26, 2017

Kings Point Resort
1520 East Lakeshore Dr
Storm Lake, IA 50588

*FREE ADMISSION* 

Registration: 7:30 AM- 8:00 AM

Event: 8:00 AM- 4:30 PM

Who Should Attend? Ammonia End-Users, Public Safety & Emergency Responders, Chemical Manufacturers and Suppliers

Training Topics:

  • Understanding hazards of Ammonia
  • C-A-N Report and initial response life safety management
  • Risks and threats of industrial refrigeration hazard zones
  • Objectives of industrial refrigeration emergency shutdown
  • Rapid entry rescue, decontamination, and medical treatment
  • Command and control expectations
  • Containment options - use of the fan and tarp evolutions
  • Command team awareness of potential catastrophic threat
  • Dealing with downwind and downstream receptors
  • The transition of command to the Hazmat Tech. Team
  • Use of checklists, playbooks and reference guides
  • Review of a fire department SOP and teaming agreement

Organizers and speakers volunteer their time; sponsors and exhibitors pay the cost of food, facilities, and materials. This allows us to put on the Safety Day for free.

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2017 RETA National Conference

September 26-29, 2017

Hershey Lodge
325 University Dr
Hershey, PA 17033

 

Topics and Hands-On - We are taking this to heart by offering attendees a truly robust program full of a variety of topics, including Technical Sessions in the areas of Compliance, Engineering, Manufacturing & Operations. Hands-On sessions will also be available, as well as Manufacturer Specific Sessions.

Certification and Training - Attendance accrues RETA professional development hours (PDH) applicable to maintaining RETA certification. Earn up to 15 RETA PDH from the Conference program or up to 28 RETA PDH with a combination of the Refrigeration Review Course and Conference program. RETA PDH may be applied toward CIRO, CARO, CRES and RAI certification maintenance. Now with the option of 3 review courses to choose from: CARO Review Course, CIRO Review Course, CRES Review Course.

Exhibitors, Guest Programs and more - Besides educational tracks and the review and certification program, attendees will have an opportunity to discuss and exchange information, meet vendors in the field through the exhibition & Hot Point Tracks, and attend events like the RETA Business Lunch, Rumble, & Awards Banquet.

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Chicago, IL Ammonia Safety Day

October 17, 2017

Oakton Community College
1600 E Golf Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016

*FREE ADMISSION*

Registration: 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Event: 8:30 AM- 4:30 PM

Training Topics:

  • Understanding hazards of Ammonia
  • C-A-N Report and initial response life safety management
  • Risks and threats of industrial refrigeration hazard zones
  • Objectives of industrial refrigeration emergency shutdown
  • Rapid entry rescue, decontamination, and medical treatment
  • Command and control expectations
  • Containment options - use of the fan and tarp evolutions
  • Command team awareness of potential catastrophic threat
  • Dealing with downwind and downstream receptors
  • The transition of command to the Hazmat Tech. Team
  • Use of checklists, playbooks and reference guides
  • Review of a fire department SOP and teaming agreement

Note: Attendee involvement is encouraged. A platform for sending electronic questions via text message will be available during the training session.

Organizers and speakers volunteer their time; sponsors and exhibitors pay the cost of food, facilities, and materials. This allows us to put on the Safety Day for free.

REGISTRATION

 


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    Ammonia Safety Day Goals - Participants Will:

    • Understand the properties of ammonia
    • Understand the threats, hazards and managing risks of ammonia
    • Learn operating and maintenance techniques
    • Learn practical steps to prevent injury when working on an ammonia system
    • Meet the local emergency responders and enforcement personnel that regulate the industry
    • Make new friends
    • Find new resources

      April 9th, 2015 - 11th Annual Southeastern Pennsylvania RETA Regional Training EXPO

      12th Annual Yuma Area Ammonia Safety Day 

       

      February 11, 2016

       

      Yuma Civic Auditorium

      1440 W Desert Hills Dr

      Yuma, AZ 85365

       

      Ammonia is a vital chemical to our modern lives - come learn to respect this chemical, and to appreciate it 

      Refrigerating Engineers & Technicians Association
      Toll Free: 844.801.3711 · Phone: 541.497.2955 · Fax: 541.497.2966
      1035 2nd Ave SE, Albany, OR 97321