WASHINGTON — The Renewable Fuels Association and TRANSCAER® are hosting two ethanol safety seminars in Jersey City, N.J., early next month.
The seminars will be held April 6-7.
The ethanol safety seminars are funded through an Assistance for Local Emergency Response Training (ALERT) grant, awarded by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and in partnership with the International Association of Fire Chiefs. Registration is free, but limited, and lunch will be provided. Certificates of Attendance will be awarded following completion of the safety seminar. The seminars are designed for individuals who respond to ethanol-related emergencies, as well as emergency planning committees and safety managers.
The seminars will be held at:
New Jersey City University
Gilligan Student Union Building – Multipurpose Room
2039 Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07305
Time: 8:30am-4:00pm ET
The ethanol safety seminars focus on numerous important areas of ethanol safety including an introduction to ethanol and ethanol-blended fuels, chemical and physical characteristics of ethanol and hydrocarbon fuels, transportation and transfer, storage and dispensing locations, firefighting foam principles, general health and safety considerations and storage and pre-planning considerations.