WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Renewable Fuels Association and several organizations are hosting an ethanol safety seminar in New Hampshire 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 Aug. 6 in Nashua, N.H.
The seminar is 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 seminar will be held at:
Nashua Fire Rescue
177 Lake St.
Nashua, NH 03060
Time: 12pm-5pm ET
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.