Regional Events

Industry Safety Days And Workshops 2017 Schedule


Augusta, ME Ammonia Safety Day

June 22, 2017

PFG North Center Foods

20 Dalton Rd

Augusta, ME 02822

*FREE ADMISSION* 

Lunch during the noon hour

Registration: 7:30am- 8:00am

Time: 8:00am- 4:30pm

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

Agenda 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.

For more information, contact Robert Gardner at (207) 624-4400, or Robert.S.Gardner@maine.gov.

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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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

 

Printable Map  <<< right click and open link for campus map

 

 


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.

 

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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.

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.

 

Please check back soon for further details

 

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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

 


Click here for Information specific to ASTI Safety Days


    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

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      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