WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Renewable Fuels Association and several organizations are hosting ethanol safety seminars in four locations in Arkansas beginning next week.
The ethanol safety seminars, in partnership with TRANSCAER, Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), International Association of Fire Chiefs, and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, will be held Aug. 13-16, Aug. 23-25, and Aug. 28-30.
The seminars are either funded through an Assistance for Local Emergency Response Training (ALERT) or TRANSCAER/FRA grant. Registration is free, but limited, and lunch or dinner 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:
Little Rock Fire Department Training Facility
7000 Murray St
Little Rock, AR 72209
Time: 9:00am-2:00pm CT (Aug. 13 also has a 5:30-10pm CT class)
Dermott Fire Department
200 North Main Street
Dermott, AR 71638
Time: 5:30-10pm CT
Russellville Fire Department Central Station
Training Room 1
107 North El Paso Ave.
Russellville, AR 72801
Time: Aug. 23 – 5:30pm-10pm CT
Aug. 24-25 – 9:00am-2:00pm CT
Hot Springs Fire Department
Hot Springs, AR 71901
Time: 9:00am-2:00pm CT (Aug. 28 also has a 5:30pm-10pm CT class)