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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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Apr
23
Mon
2018
40 Hour Emergency Response
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – Apr 27 @ 10:00 pm

The 40-hour includes the 24-hour course plus 16 additional hours of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experience. The Technician Level course is designed to provide training required by OSHA 1910.120 to respond to releases with the purpose of stopping the release.

Topics include: implementation of emergency response plans, classification and identification of unknowns, field survey instruments, response tactics, hazardous materials technology, decontamination of personnel and equipment.

This course offers 40 Continuing Education Hours.

NOTE: All participants in the 40-hour course are required to have a physician complete a medical evaluation and clearance form prior to the course.

REGISTER ONLINE

Oct
22
Mon
2018
40 Hour Emergency Response
Oct 22 @ 8:00 am – Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm

The 40-hour includes the 24-hour course plus 16 additional hours of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experience. The Technician Level course is designed to provide training required by OSHA 1910.120 to respond to releases with the purpose of stopping the release.

Topics include: implementation of emergency response plans, classification and identification of unknowns, field survey instruments, response tactics, hazardous materials technology, decontamination of personnel and equipment.

This course offers 40 Continuing Education Hours.

NOTE: All participants in the 40-hour course are required to have a physician complete a medical evaluation and clearance form prior to the course.

REGISTER ONLINE

Feb
4
Mon
2019
40 Hour Emergency Response
Feb 4 @ 8:00 am – Feb 8 @ 5:00 pm

The 40-hour includes the 24-hour course plus 16 additional hours of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experience. The Technician Level course is designed to provide training required by OSHA 1910.120 to respond to releases with the purpose of stopping the release.

Topics include: implementation of emergency response plans, classification and identification of unknowns, field survey instruments, response tactics, hazardous materials technology, decontamination of personnel and equipment.

This course offers 40 Continuing Education Hours.

NOTE: All participants in the 40-hour course are required to have a physician complete a medical evaluation and clearance form prior to the course.

REGISTER ONLINE

Apr
22
Mon
2019
40 Hour Emergency Response
Apr 22 @ 8:00 am – Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm

The 40-hour includes the 24-hour course plus 16 additional hours of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experience. The Technician Level course is designed to provide training required by OSHA 1910.120 to respond to releases with the purpose of stopping the release.

Topics include: implementation of emergency response plans, classification and identification of unknowns, field survey instruments, response tactics, hazardous materials technology, decontamination of personnel and equipment.

This course offers 40 Continuing Education Hours.

NOTE: All participants in the 40-hour course are required to have a physician complete a medical evaluation and clearance form prior to the course.

REGISTER ONLINE

Nov
4
Mon
2019
40 Hour Emergency Response
Nov 4 @ 8:00 am – Nov 8 @ 5:00 pm

The 40-hour includes the 24-hour course plus 16 additional hours of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experience. The Technician Level course is designed to provide training required by OSHA 1910.120 to respond to releases with the purpose of stopping the release.

Topics include: implementation of emergency response plans, classification and identification of unknowns, field survey instruments, response tactics, hazardous materials technology, decontamination of personnel and equipment.

This course offers 40 Continuing Education Hours.

Specific location of your course will be sent with the materials prior to the course.

NOTE: All participants in the 40-hour course are required to have a physician complete a medical evaluation and clearance form prior to the course.

REGISTER ONLINE