60,000 Emergency Responders Receive Anhydrous Ammonia Safety Training

03/13/2012
More than 60,000 emergency responders across 37 states have received training in the safe handling and distribution of anhydrous ammonia by Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response (TRANSCAER), a voluntary national outreach effort that focuses on assisting communities in preparing for and responding to a possible hazardous material transportation incident. The Anhydrous Ammonia Training Tour is the first nationwide, product-specific training module of its kind. Launched in the spring of 2011, the program concentrates on a number of topics, including ammonia properties, transportation protocol, equipment handling and emergency response in the event of a release. The tour f...

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