Chicago IL Ammonia Safety Day
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 Export to Your Calendar 10/17/2017
When: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
8:00 AM Registration, 8:30 AM Event
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Oakton Community College
1600 E Golf Rd
Des Plaines, Illinois  60016
United States
Contact: Debra montanez

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When: October 17, 2017

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

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.




Refrigerating Engineers & Technicians Association
Toll Free: 844.801.3711 · Phone: 541.497.2955 · Fax: 541.497.2966
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