Conference Schedule TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2008
1500 - 1650 AFTERNOON SESSIONS
T 206 Propane Emergency Response (repeats W214) Instructor: Rob Scott, Western States Propane Association
Room: Classroom 1
Presentation on the potential problems propane may present. The truth and myth about its exploding
capability as well as its flammability. Damage assessment, leak detection, and the optimal techniques to
use when propane is involved in an incident will be discussed.
T 207 Incident Command at a HazMat Emergency Instructor: Tony Semenza, Director Contra Costa County CAER/ Retired Fire Chief, Chevron Refining Room: Library Learn about setting up and working as an Incident Commander at a hazmat incident. Learn how to use the ICS system to your advantage working under unified command with other responding agencies. Understand the delegation of duties, particularly the importance of a knowledgeable safety officer.
T 208 Cargo Tank Response Overview – “The Right Stuff” (repeats W211)
Instructor: Scott Turner, President/CEO, HMHTTC Response, Incorporated
Room: Classroom 2
This intensive fast paced program will demonstrate lessons learned drawing from over 25 years experience and in excess of 200 tank truck incidents responded to by the Instructor. The program will cover the DOT-406 (Petroleum), DOT-407 (Chemical), and DOT 412 (Acid/Corrosive) and the 300 series. These type tank trucks are the most common type tank trucks to be involved in incidents on our Nation’s highways, and the safety protocol demonstrated and the “tricks of the trade” will enlighten any
level of would-be cargo tank truck responder.
T 209 Air Monitoring in a Flammable and Hazardous Environment (repeats W213)
Instructor: Steve Peluffo, RKI Instruments Inc.
Room: Classroom 3
Why has air monitoring become such a top priority? This session will cover instruction describing the
actions and resources needed by first responders to monitor the air in a potentially flammable
environment. Demonstrations will be conducted and the areas of safety, options and mitigation techniques
will be addressed.
T 210 Small Quantity HazMat Transport Instructor: Bob Todd, CDFG-OSPR, Water Pollution Control Laboratory
Room: Classroom 4
Have you ever had to ship small quantities of hazardous materials for testing as a result of a spill, for product identification or for use at the office? When you travel with or ship small quantities of hazardous materials, U.S.DOT and ICAO require you to follow important rules in order to keep yourself and others safe. This session is an overview of the U.S.DOT and ICAO regulations for transporting and shipping small quantities of hazardous materials.
For questions, ask for: Eric Imhof, (925) 313-2710 or Maria Duazo at (925) 646-2286