Conference Schedule WEDNESDAY, April 2, 2008
1300 - 1450 AFTERNOON SESSIONS
W 210 Initial Response to a Hazardous Material Incident REPEAT
Instructor: John Falat, California Highway Patrol
Room: Wardroom Lounge
This course is essential for anyone in fire, law enforcement, hazmat team or EMS who could find themselves on the scene of a hazmat incident. It will cover the do’s and don’ts, what to expect from certain materials, and a review of recent incidents and what was learned from them.
W 211 Cargo Tank Response Overview – “The Right Stuff” REPEAT Instructor: Scott Turner, President/CEO, HMHTTC Response, Incorporated
Room: Classroom 1
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.
W 212 Environmental Impact from Transportation Incidents – Response Tools to Minimize
Inst: Kathleen Jennings, CDFG-OSPR, Field Response Team
Room: CPO Lounge
In the event of a hazardous materials release, minimizing environmental impacts makes good practical and financial sense. This course provides an overview of methods for identifying sensitive resources and minimizing impacts from different transportation releases including vessel, tank truck and pipeline. Presentation will be supplemented with demonstrations of some of the available response tools.
W 213 Air Monitoring in a Flammable and Hazardous Environment REPEAT
Instructor: Steve Peluffo, RKI Instruments Inc.
Room: Classroom 2
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.