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The new Training Package for responding to ethanol incidents includes an instructors manual, a participant packet, interactive workshop materials, PowerPoint presentations, two videos and guidelines for fire departments to have ethanol production facilities in their communities. This extensive package is very beneficial giving the sources to be knowledgeable and prepared for any ethanol emergency situation. To view the content of this training package, visit the resources page.

If you have any questions, or if you would like to order a hard copy of the training package, contact Safety@EthanolRFA.org.

 

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Upcoming Safety Seminars

*Stayed tuned for 2014 Ethanol Safety Seminar dates and locations.

Safety Seminar Articles

TRANSCAER® Today Magazine

Other Information

Map of All Ethanol Safety Seminars

Previous Ethanol Safety Seminars

 

Upcoming Ethanol Safety Seminars

The RFA, in partnership with several industry entities, will be hosting a series of Ethanol Safety Seminars in 2014 at various locations throughout the United States. This course was developed to give first responders, hazmat teams, fuel transporters, and safety personnel an in-depth look at proper training techniques needed when responding to an ethanol-related emergency. The seminars are FREE to attend. The upcoming cities for 2014 Ethanol Safety Seminars are detailed below. To register, go to www.rfa.traincaster.com.

Salina, Kan. – August 13, 2014

Webster Conference Center MP Commons
2601 N. Ohio St.
Salina, KS 67401
Seminar Times: 9am-2pm & 5:30pm-10pm
Registration: www.rfa.traincaster.com

FREE to attend! Registration is limited. Lunch and dinner will be provided. Certificates of completion will be handed out to all attendees at the end of the course.
Click link to view flyer

Pratt, Kan. – August 14, 2014

Pratt Community College – Room 23
348 NE SR 61
Pratt, KS 67124
Seminar Times: 9am-2pm & 5:30pm-10pm
Registration: www.rfa.traincaster.com

FREE to attend! Registration is limited. Lunch and dinner will be provided. Certificates of completion will be handed out to all attendees at the end of the course.
Click link to view flyer

Westfield, Mass.  - August 26 & 27, 2014

South Middle School - Auditorium
30 West Silver Street
Westfield, MA 01085
Seminar Times: 9am-2pm on August 26th and 10am-3pm on August 27th.
Registration: www.rfa.traincaster.com

FREE to attend! Registration is limited. Lunch and dinner will be provided. Certificates of completion will be handed out to all attendees at the end of the course.
Click link to view flyer

Albion, MI – September 17, 2014

The Andersons Albion Ethanol LLC
26250 B Dr. North
Albion, MI 49244
Seminar Times: 9am-2pm & 5:30pm-10pm
Registration: www.rfa.traincaster.com

FREE to attend! Registration is limited. Lunch and dinner will be provided. Certificates of completion will be handed out to all attendees at the end of the course.
Click link to view flyer

Lansing, MI – September 18, 2014

Lansing Community College - Room #W157
5708 Cornerstone Dr.
Lansing, MI 48917
Seminar Times: 9am-2pm & 5:30pm-10pm
Registration: www.rfa.traincaster.com

FREE to attend! Registration is limited. Lunch and dinner will be provided. Certificates of completion will be handed out to all attendees at the end of the course.
Click link to view flyer

Grand Rapids, MI – September 19, 2014

Wyoming Sta 3
2300 Gezon Parkway SW
Wyoming, MI 49519
Seminar Times: 9am-2pm & 5:30pm-10pm
Registration: www.rfa.traincaster.com

FREE to attend! Registration is limited. Lunch and dinner will be provided. Certificates of completion will be handed out to all attendees at the end of the course.
Click link to view flyer

Saginaw, MI – September 22, 2014

Saginaw Water Treatment Plant
522 Ezra Rust Ave.
Saginaw, MI 48601
Seminar Times: 9am-2pm
Registration: www.rfa.traincaster.com

Saginaw Township Fire Dept.
6171 Shattuck Rd.
Saginaw, MI 48603
Seminar Times: 5:30pm-10pm
Registration: www.rfa.traincaster.com

FREE to attend! Registration is limited. Lunch and dinner will be provided. Certificates of completion will be handed out to all attendees at the end of the course.
Click link to view flyer

Warren, MI – September 24, 2014

Macomb Community College South Campus - K Building Room 301
14500 E. 12 Mile Rd.
Warren, MI 48088
Seminar Times: 9am-2pm & 5:30pm-10pm
Registration: www.rfa.traincaster.com

FREE to attend! Registration is limited. Lunch and dinner will be provided. Certificates of completion will be handed out to all attendees at the end of the course.
Click link to view flyer

The safety and training information that was provided in these seminars is based from the Training Guide to Ethanol Emergency Response, a training package created by the Ethanol Emergency Response Coalition (EERC). This information is available on our Resources page, and as a DVD.

 

Safety Seminars Articles

TRANSCAER® Today Magazine - Winter 2014

FRA Recognizes TRANSCAER® Training with New $75K Grant

Ethanol Safety Seminars Could be Coming to a State Near You

NEW Posters and Brochures Available on How to Properly Close a Tank Car Manway

Ethanol Training Tour Poster

 

TRANSCAER® Today Magazine - Summer 2013

TRANSCAER® Names National Award Recipients

TRANSCAER® and the Renewable Fuels Association Promote Ethanol Training Across the US

RFA’s Commitment to Emergency Response Training

RFA and TRANSCAER® 2013/2014 Ethanol Training Tour

2013 FRA Grant Awarded to TRANSCAER®/RFA

Mark Your Calendar

Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Hosts TRANSCAER® Ethanol Tour in Akron & Canton

 

TRANSCAER® Today Magazine - Winter 2013

FRA Awards TRANSCAER® Funding for 2013 HazMat Training

Ethanol Training Tour Poster

 

Map of All Ethanol Safety Seminars (2010-2014)

View a map of all Ethanol Safety Seminar Locations in a full screen map.

 

Previous Ethanol Safety Seminars

12/14/2010         Harrisburg, PA
2/10/2011            Boston, MA
2/10/2011            Worcester, MA
4/6/2011              Charlotte, NC
4/12-13/2011       Mobile, AL
5/3/2011              Houston, TX
5/4/2011              Beaumont, TX
6/6/2011              Stockton, CA
5/15/2011            Portland, OR
8/3/2011              Indianapolis, IN
8/22/2011            Cleveland, OH
8/22/2011            Painesville, OH
10/21-22/2011      Pekin, IL
11/8/2011            Findlay, OH
3/27/2012            Forsyth, GA
4/18/2012            Chattanooga, TN
5/7/2012              Spartanburg, SC
5/22/2012            Rockford, IL
6/13/2012            Dubuque, IA
6/14/2012            Waterloo, IA
7/11/2012            Raleigh, NC
7/30/2012            Sioux City, IA
8/1/2012              Fort Dodge, IA
8/7/2012              Twin Falls, ID
8/9/2012              Idaho Falls, ID
8/22/2012            Decatur, IL
8/29/2012            Defiance, OH
9/10/2012            Willmar, MN
9/13/2012            Pittsburgh, PA
10/2/2012            Elgin, IL

10/29/2012          Bessemer, AL
11/29/2012          Forth Worth, TX
04/16/2013          Stanley, WI
04/17/2013          Wisconsin Rapids, WI
04/24/2013          Akron, OH
04/25/2013          Canton, OH
05/09/2013          Troy, MI
06/12/2013          Grand Island, NE
06/13/2013          Columbus, NE
06/18-19/2013     Salem, OR 
07/08-09/2013     Sacramento, CA
07/10-11/2013     Oakland, CA
07/12-13/2013     Modesto, CA
07/15-16/2013     Bakersfield, CA
07/17-18/2013     Castaic, CA 
07/19-20/2013     Long Beach, CA 
07/22-23/2013     San Diego, CA
08/08-10/2013     Tucson, AZ
09/16/2013          Boardman, OR
09/24-25/2013     San Luis Obispo, CA
10/23-24/2013     Tacoma, WA
10/29/2013          Albuquerque, NM
11/14/2013          Pipestone, MN
06/25/2014         
Knoxville, TN
06/27/2014          Nashville, TN
07/21/2014          Weatherford, OK
07/22/2014         
Oklahoma City, OK
07/22/2014          Joplin, MO
07/24/2014          Tulsa, OK
07/24/2014          St. Louis, MO
07/25/2014          Port of Catoosa, OK

Please contact Safety@EthanolRFA.org for any further questions.