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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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Oct
11
Mon
2021
ONLINE: 24 Hour Emergency Response Operations
Oct 11 @ 8:00 am – Oct 13 @ 4:00 pm

COST: $410

The 24-Hour course consists of three days of lectures, discussions, classroom demonstrations, small group exercises, and hands-on training. This Operations Level course is designed to provide training required by OSHA 1910.120 to respond to hazardous substance releases with the purpose of protecting persons, property, and the environment from the effects of the release and to contain the release. Emphasis will be placed on responding in a defensive manner without actually trying to stop the release.

Topics include: relevant state and federal regulations, health hazard recognition, hazard and risk assessment, respiratory protection, selection and use of personal protective equipment, decontamination, control and containment of spills, emergency response plans, termination procedures, and the incident command system.

This course offers 24 Continuing Education Hours.

This course is being offered online.

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Nov
18
Thu
2021
ONLINE: 8 Hour Emergency Response Refresher
Nov 18 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

COST: $210

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.

This course is being offered ONLINE.

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Dec
9
Thu
2021
ONLINE: 8 Hour Waste Site Worker Refresher
Dec 9 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

COST: $210

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.

This course is being offered online.

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