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TRAINING FOR THE EMERGENCY SERVICES COMMUNITY

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Course Date: October 5 - 7 2010

ERTT Training Center (845) 956-ERTT (3788)

INDUSTRIAL TRAINING BULLETIN

 

TANKER TRUCK SPECIALIST TRAINING

 

This course focuses on design and construction of MC 306 series cargo tanks.

Students will practice various transfer methods including drilling and transferring an overturned MC 306. Upon completion of the course, the student will receive a certificate of completion from the Orange County Fire Training Center. This course is a combination of classroom and field exercises.

 

  Introduction to flammable liquid cargo tanks MC 306/DOT 406

  Damage Assessment

  Stabilization

  Grounding and Bonding

  Drilling and Clamping

  Transfer

  Up Righting Cargo Tanks

 

    Individuals attending this course are required to have attended a certified 40-hour HAZWOPER or HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TECHNICIAN course.  This course meets and exceeds the standards set by OSHA 1910.120 (q) (6) (IV), NFPA 472, & EPA requirements for Tank Truck Specialist.

Students must also be physically capable of wearing SCBA and possess current medical clearance for SCBA use. Students not possessing this prerequisite will not be allowed to participate for their own safety. All students are required to bring PPE (firefighter turn-outs), including SCBA and (1) spare cylinder.

 

Course hours: 24   Start time: 0800-1600

 

COURSE COST: $485.00 per-student Group rates are available call the training center for details.

 

 

 

 

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