WASHINGTON — The Renewable Fuels Association and several organizations are hosting an ethanol safety seminar in Rhode Island next week.
The ethanol safety seminar, in partnership with TRANSCAER, International Association of Fire Chiefs, and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, will be held on May 11 in Exeter, R.I.
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 seminar is designed for individuals who respond to ethanol-related emergencies, as well as emergency planning committees and safety managers.
The ethanol safety seminar will be held from 8am-4:30pm ET at:
Rhode Island Fire Academy
4 Green Lane
Exeter, R.I., 02822
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.