Regional Events

Industry Safety Days And Workshops 2018 Schedule    


Lancaster County PA Chemical Safety Day

September 7, 2018

Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center
101 Champ Blvd
Manheim, PA 17545

 

*FREE ATTENDANCE*

Lunch: Included, served during the noon hour

Check-In: 7:15am- 8:00am

Time: 8:00am- 4:00pm

Who Should Attend? Those who regulate, work with or respond to ammonia or other hazardous chemicals. 

Topics:

  • Presentations by leaders from Industry, government, and public safety
  • Value of prevention, protection, and preparedness
  • Understanding hazards, mitigating risks, and preparing for threats
  • High points of risk management and process safety
  • Life safety plan for safe evacuation, decontamination,
  • and medical care
  • Valve and pipeline problems that lead to emergency events
  • Engaging emergency shutdown procedures
  • The value of a plant command and control plan
  • Integrating Industrial response with public safety command
  • Readiness to engage the hazmat tech team
  • Terminating command and initiating recovery and restart
  • Certificate given with 8 Personal Development Hours credits towards your RETA CARO, CIRO OR CRES

Please contact us if any questions. For more information, please contact Debra Montanez at (831) 453-7102 or email at debra.montanez@ammonia-safety.com

 

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 Lancaster County PA Training Day

September 8, 2018

Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center
101 Champ Blvd
Manheim, PA 17545 

 

*FREE ATTENDANCE*

Lunch: Included, served during the noon hour

Registration: 7:15am- 8:00am

Time: 8:00am- 4:00pm

Facility Tour: Americold 3800 Hempland Rd. Mountville, PA. 17554

Who Should Attend? Fire Fighters, Hazmat Responders and those who work with or respond to ammonia or other hazardous chemicals. If participating in the tactical drills bring your Turnouts, APRs and SCBA. 

Topics:

  • Assess life safety and set control zones
  • Conditions - Actions - Needs (C.A.N.) size up report
  • Value and use of chemical protective clothing and equipment
  • Challenges of rapid entry rescue
  • Emergency shutdown procedures
  • Evaluate hazards, risks, and threats
  • Working with valves and pressure vessels
  • Tarp and cover containment
  • Ventilation fan - decontamination and vapor dispersion
  • Certificate given with 8 Personal Development Hours credits towards your RETA CARO, CIRO OR CRES

Please contact us if any questions. For more information, please contact Debra Montanez at (831) 453-7102 or email at debra.montanez@ammonia-safety.com

REGISTRATION

 


South Windsor CT Chemical Safety Day

September 14, 2018

South Windsor Fire Dept
1175 Ellington Rd
South Windsor, CT 06074

 

*FREE ATTENDANCE*

Check-In: 7:30AM- 8:00AM

Event: 8:00AM- 4:00PM

Who Should Attend? Those who regulate, work with, or respond to anhydrous ammonia or other hazardous chemicals.

3.5 hours of Fires Marshal CEU credits earned, if you attend the entire day.

Topics:

  • Strengthen the Tripod: Industry, government, and public safety
  • Value of prevention, protection, and preparedness
  • Understand hazards, mitigate risks, and prepare for threats
  • High points of risk management and process safety
  • Evacuation, decontamination, and medical care
  • Valve and pipeline problems that lead to emergency events
  • Engaging emergency shutdown procedures
  • Plant command and control plan
  • Integrating Industrial response with public safety command
  • Readiness to engage the hazmat tech team
  • Terminating command, initiating recovery, and restart
  • Basic refrigeration cycle components
  • Refrigeration, key safety measures and IIAR standards
  • Lessons learned from accidents and emergency event

Please contact us if any questions. For more information, please contact Debra Montanez at (831) 453-7102 or email at debra.montanez@ammonia-safety.com

  

REGISTRATION

 


South Windsor CT Ammonia Training Day

September 15, 2018

South Windsor Fire Dept
1175 Ellington Rd
South Windsor, CT 06074
  

 

*FREE ATTENDANCE*

NH3 Training: South Windsor Public Works Garage, @157 Burgess Rd, South Windsor CT. 06704

Possible Facility Tour: TBD

Check-In: 8:30am- 9:00am

Class: 9:00am- 4:30pm

Lunch: Included, served during the noon hour

Who Should Attend? Fire Fighters, Hazmat Responders and those who work with or respond to ammonia or other hazardous chemicals. If participating in the tactical drills bring your Turnouts, APRs and SCBA.

3.5 hours of Fire Marshal CEU credits earned, if you attend the entire day.

Topics:

  • Assess life safety and set control zones

  • Conditions - Actions - Needs (C.A.N.) size up report

  • Value and use of chemical protective clothing and equipment

  • Challenges of rapid entry rescue

  • Emergency shutdown procedures

  • Evaluate hazards, risks, and threats

  • Working with valves and pressure vessels

  • Tarp and cover containment

  • Ventilation fan - decontamination and vapor dispersion

  • Basic refrigeration cycle components

  • Refrigeration, key safety measures, and IIAR standards

  • Lessons learned from accidents and emergency events

Please contact us if any questions. For more information, please contact Debra Montanez at (831) 453-7102 or email at debra.montanez@ammonia-safety.com

 

REGISTRATION

 


Pasadena TX Chemical Safety Day

September 17, 2018

Honeywell Customer Experience Center
9401 Bay Area Blvd, Building 2
Pasadena, TX 77507

 *FREE ATTENDANCE*

Check In: 7:15am – 8:00am

Class: 8:00am - 4pm

Who should attend? Those who work with or respond to ammonia and other hazardous chemicals.

Topics:

  • Presentations by leaders from Industry, government, and public safety
  • Value of prevention, protection, and preparedness
  • Understanding hazards, mitigating risks, and preparing for threats
  • High points of risk management and process safety
  • Life safety plan for safe evacuation, decontamination & medical care
  • Personal Protective Equipment and ammonia monitoring
  • Valve and pipeline problems that lead to emergency events
  • Engaging emergency shutdown procedures
  • The value of a plant command and control plan
  • Integrating Industrial response with public safety command
  • Readiness to engage the hazmat tech team
  • Terminating command and initiating recovery and restart

Please let us know if you can participate as a sponsor or exhibitor. For more information contact Debra Montanez at (831) 453-7102 or email atdebra.montanez@ammonia-safety.com

 

REGISTRATION

 

Salmon Arm Ammonia Safety Day

September 18, 2018

Salmon Arm Curling Club
691 28 St NE
Salmon Arm, BC V1E 2S7 

 

Cost: $50.00 USD per person for materials handouts, lunch and event sponsorship.

Check In: 7am - 8am

Class start time: 8am - 4:30pm

Lunch: Served during the noon hour

Who Should Attend? Those who work with or respond to ammonia or other hazardous chemicals. 

Topics:

  • Strengthen the Tripod: Industry, government, and public safety
  • Value of prevention, protection, and preparedness
  • Understand hazards, mitigate risks, and prepare for threats
  • High points of risk management and process safety
  • Evacuation, decontamination, and medical care
  • Valve and pipeline problems that lead to emergency events
  • Engaging emergency shutdown procedures
  • Plant command and control plan
  • Integrating Industrial response with public safety command
  • Readiness to engage the hazmat tech team
  • Terminating command, initiating recovery, and restart

 

 REGISTRATION

 


Reno NV Ammonia Safety Day

September 26, 2018

Grand Sierra Resort
2500 East Second St
Reno, NV 89595 

*FREE ATTENDANCE*

Check-In: 7:30AM- 8:00AM

Event: 8:00AM- 4:00PM

GSR Discounted Lodging: The $58.00 a night rate.(room block ends 8/27/18)

Who Should Attend? Those who regulate, work with, or respond to anhydrous ammonia or other hazardous chemicals.

Topics:

  • Presentations by leaders from Industry, government, and public safety
  • Value of prevention, protection, and preparedness
  • Understanding hazards, mitigating risks, and preparing for threats
  • High points of risk management and process safety
  • Life safety plan for safe evacuation, decontamination,
  • and medical care
  • Valve and pipeline problems that lead to emergency events
  • Engaging emergency shutdown procedures
  • The value of a plant command and control plan
  • Integrating Industrial response with public safety command
  • Readiness to engage the hazmat tech team
  • Terminating command and initiating recovery and restart

Please contact us if any questions. For more information, please contact Debra Montanez at (831) 453-7102 or email at debra.montanez@ammonia-safety.com


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2018 RETA National Conference

November 6-9, 2018
 
Dallas Hyatt Regency
300 Reunion Blvd
Dallas, TX 75207
 

2018 Golf Tournament at RETA National Conference

When: November 5, 2018

Where: Tour 18 - Flower Mound, TX

Click here to learn more and to register


Enhance Your Abilities - Become an Expert -  Experience Community

The 2018 Refrigerating Engineers & Technicians Association (RETA 2018) Annual National Conference taking place November 6-9, 2018 is more than just a Conference. RETA 2018 is a champion for those working on the ground within and for the Industrial Refrigeration industry and provides unmatched opportunities to enhance their careers.

Attending RETA 2018 you will find colleagues, leaders, and policymakers in the fields of Operations, Engineering, Management and Compliance that will deliver connections, tools, learning opportunities, and strategies that you need to implement effective professional learning while obtaining PDH Credits.  

The RETA National Conference is the only all-encompassing program in the country that caters to all levels of experience and positions within Industrial Refrigeration. No matter what level of career, RETA is focused on your success. Not only by offering highly regarded educational content but by offering networking and social opportunities, and a platform for showcasing the latest in products and services. There is something for everyone!

Join us November 6-9th 2018 in Dallas and Experience RETA!

  • Education - to prepare you
  • ANSI Accredited Certification - to equip you
  • Networking - to keep you engaged
  • Technical Tracks - to inform you
  • Events - to entertain you

The Registration Fee Includes

  • Admission to the conference & exhibition
  • All coffee breaks, receptions and social events
  • RETA Awards Banquet Dinner (Thursday evening)
  • One copy of the final program, and one copy of the conference proceedings

Registration Types

  • RETA & IIAR* Full Registration
    • Member Rate: $805
    • Non-Member Rate: $1,125
  • Single Day Registration
    • Member Rate: $305
    • Non-Member Rate: $425
  • Manager Special Single Day Registration (Wednesday, Nov 7th)
    • Member Rate: $225
    • Non-Member Rate: $325
  • Guest Registration**: $325
    • Bill Bob's Lunch & Line Dancing: $65
  • Speaker Registration: $600
  • Exhibitor Registration (booth number Required): $805

*IIAR Members must contact RETA for an IIAR member discount code. Click here for the IIAR discount application form.

**Guest Registration includes complimentary activities, receptions and meals. Minors 12 and under (when accompanied by an adult relative) need not register. While children are welcome, most activies are geared towards adults. Note: A guest registration may not be used for Exhibit Booth personnel.

 

Review Courses and Train the Trainer Course

CARO, CIRO and CRES Review courses and Train the Trainer will be offered this year. These are non-refundable registrations. CARO and CRES review courses include a two-day education program and the CIRO review course and Train the Trainer course include a three-day program. All courses include applicable RETA books (which will be shipped to you prior to the class), handouts/speaker materials,16 PDH credits, and lunch each day. Registrants may schedule to take the CIRO, CARO, or CRES certification exams during the Conference. Please visit the Certification tabs on the RETA website for the applicable handbook which includes an application. Exam fees are not included and must be paid separately.

  • CARO (Nov 5th-6th)
    • Member Rate: $540
    • Non-Member Rate: $770
  • CIRO (Nov 4th-6th)
    • Member Rate: $575
    • Non-Member Rate: $805
  • CRES (Nov 5th-6th)
    • Member Rate: $510
    • Non-Member Rate: $740
  • Train the Trainer (Nov 4th-6th)

    • Member Rate $1,250

REGISTER TODAY

 


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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
      1725 Ferry St SW, Albany, OR 97322