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Upcoming Trainings

Apr
20
Fri
2018
Long-term impact and public health response after the Lac-Mégantic oil train tragedy
Apr 20 @ 9:45 pm – 11:15 pm

On July 6, 2013, a train carrying 72 cars of crude oil derailed in Lac-Mégantic, Canada, causing 47 deaths, the destruction of 44 buildings, an evacuation of 2,000 people, and a catastrophic oil spill. How do we prepare for and prevent these tragedies?

This event will highlight current issues in public health, resiliency and disaster response planning and address preventive safety measures for high-hazard freight trains.

AGENDA:
Refreshments @ 4:45 p.m.
Presentation @ 5:15 p.m.

REGISTER ONLINE:
http://evite.me/ned6CVFNYA

Please RSVP by April 13, 2018 if you are attending.

The event is free and open to the public. Parking at Wilder Foundation Center is free. Visitor parking spaces are marked in the parking ramp that is adjacent to the building. The Lexington Green Line light rail stop is just across the street on University/Lexington.

Participants are eligible for continuing education certificate.


FEATURED SPEAKER:

Dr. Mélissa Généreux
Université de Sherbrooke, Quebec

Mélissa Généreux M.D. M.SC., F.R.C.P.C was the Chief Public Health Officer for Quebec’s Eastern Townships responding to the event. Her ongoing research on the long-term response to the Lac-Megantic tragedy, as well as its broader public health and community mental health implications, informs global response and resilience to disasters.

Dr. Généreux will be speaking in partnership with Citizens Acting for Rail Safety – Twin Cities (CARS-TC) and William Toscano, PhD, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences.

 

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Jun
21
Thu
2018
8 Hour Emergency Response Refresher
Jun 21 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This course is designed to meet the OSHA requirement for annual refresher training for individuals who have previously completed the 24- or 40-hour Safety and Health Training.

Topics include: incident review, hazard recognition/evaluation/control review, health and safety program requirements and regulations, monitoring equipment, respiratory protection, safe work practices, and personal protective equipment.

This course offers 7 Continuing Education Hours.

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Jul
31
Tue
2018
8 Hour Hospital Decontamination @ Red Wing
Jul 31 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

NOTE: This course will be held at Red Wing Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Red Wing, MN.

This program is geared toward emergency receivers, safety and maintenance personnel at hospitals and health care facilities. Included is a review of the Incident Command System, Personal Protective Equipment, how to select the right PPE, and how to put it on and take it off properly. A review of decontamination shelters and procedures, and hands on simulation ties the day together.

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Oct
4
Thu
2018
8 Hour Emergency Response Refresher
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course is designed to meet the OSHA requirement for annual refresher training for individuals who have previously completed the 24- or 40-hour Safety and Health Training.

Topics include: incident review, hazard recognition/evaluation/control review, health and safety program requirements and regulations, monitoring equipment, respiratory protection, safe work practices, and personal protective equipment.

This course offers 7 Continuing Education Hours.

REGISTER ONLINE

Dec
6
Thu
2018
8 Hour Emergency Response Refresher
Dec 6 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course is designed to meet the OSHA requirement for annual refresher training for individuals who have previously completed the 24- or 40-hour Safety and Health Training.

Topics include: incident review, hazard recognition/evaluation/control review, health and safety program requirements and regulations, monitoring equipment, respiratory protection, safe work practices, and personal protective equipment.

This course offers 7 Continuing Education Hours.

REGISTER ONLINE

Jan
24
Thu
2019
8 Hour Emergency Response Refresher
Jan 24 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course is designed to meet the OSHA requirement for annual refresher training for individuals who have previously completed the 24- or 40-hour Safety and Health Training.

Topics include: incident review, hazard recognition/evaluation/control review, health and safety program requirements and regulations, monitoring equipment, respiratory protection, safe work practices, and personal protective equipment.

This course offers 7 Continuing Education Hours.

REGISTER ONLINE