WASHINGTON — The Renewable Fuels Association and TRANSCAER® are jointly hosting three ethanol safety seminars in Kentucky next week.
The ethanol safety seminars are funded through a Federal Railroad Administration/ TRANSCAER® grant, in partnership with the Paducah & Louisville Railway. Registration is free and lunch will be provided. Registration is limited and Certificates of Completion will be awarded to attendees at the completion of the course. 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 on the following dates and time:
Fire Training Academy
1375 Old Frankfort Pike
Lexington, KY 40504
Time: 9:00am-2:00pm CT
The ethanol safety seminar focuses 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.